Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

Everybody should have an easy BBQ sauce recipe that they can use whenever the mood strikes! This super simple Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce contains no refined sugars, is paleo friendly and takes under 20 minutes to put together!


  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 11/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Add all ingredients to a large pot and mix together until combined.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, and then reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes or until the bbq sauce has thickened. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  3. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or freeze for up to 6 months.


Worcestershire sauce often contains soy, wheat, and sugar, if you can’t find a clean brand in your store, omit and add an additional 1/2 tbsp of molasses

Smoked paprika gives this BBQ sauce it’s nice smoky flavor!

Yields roughly two cups!



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