Pumpkin BBQ Sauce

This Pumpkin BBQ Sauce is a little twist on a classic bbq flavor with a hint of pumpkin spice! This super simple sauce contains no refined sugars, is paleo friendly and takes under 20 minutes to put together! It’s easy, and the perfect condiment to spice up your fall bbq.Pumpkin BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce is surprisingly easy to make once you have the right formula! We love this sauce because it’s so simple to make and is a great sauce for so many dishes! For this recipe all you need to do is add all of your ingredients to a pot and simmer away!

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Pumpkin BBQ Sauce

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Pumpkin BBQ Sauce

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 8 oz. can Muir Glen organic tomato sauce
  • 1 6 oz. can Muir Glen organic tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce (use 1 tsp if you like more of a kick)
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Optional: 1 tsp cayenne
  • Optional: 1 /2 tsp pumpkin spice for more of a pumpkin flavor


  • Place all ingredients into a large pot (it will splatter slightly, so avoid using a small pot), and mix well to combine
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes
  • Transfer to blender and blend until smooth
  • Taste and adjust spices to your liking (add more sweetness, spiciness as desired)
    November 17, 2014

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    1. Thanks for this, Lexi! I’m interested in making it and storing it in mason jars. Do you know how much sauce this recipe makes? Also, how long will it keep if I put the sauce in the fridge? Thanks!

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