Slow-Cooker Barbecue Sauce

Whip up your very own homemade barbecue sauce in your slow cooker. Can you believe it only takes 15 minutes prep time?

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 68

Ingredients

4
cups ketchup
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon celery salt
1
tablespoon ground mustard
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2
tablespoons molasses
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
4
teaspoons paprika
1/2
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place all ingredients in cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 With wire whisk, vigorously beat sauce before serving. Sauce will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally. Store covered in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Expert Tips

Play with sugar and spice levels to make this sauce your own.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.