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Healthy BBQ Sauce

Healthy BBQ Sauce

Healthy BBQ Sauce has all the rich, smoky, and tangy flavors you love with less sugar and no ketchup! Made with tomato, paprika, garlic, and brown sugar.

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword Healthy BBQ Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 56 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion , minced
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 29 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper


  1. Add onions and cook for 5-6 minutes until translucent then stir in the garlic and cook one additional minute until fragrant.

  2. Add in tomato sauce, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, paprika, salt and pepper and stir well.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes until thickened.

  4. Let cool then put into food processor and puree until smooth.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy BBQ Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 56 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 482mg20%
Potassium 344mg10%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 695IU14%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.