Reduced-Carb Spicy Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Reduced-Carb Spicy Barbecue Sauce which belongs to the Sauces and Seasoning recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  2. 1 small onion, finely minced
  3. cup (56 g or 60 ml) butter or oil
  4. 4 tablespoons (6 g) Splenda
  5. 1 teaspoon salt or Vege-Sal
  6. 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  7. 1 teaspoon paprika
  8. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  9. teaspoon black pepper
  10. 2 teaspoons blackstrap molasses
  11. 1 cups (360 ml) water
  12. cup (60 ml) cider vinegar
  13. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  14. 1 tablespoon (15 g) prepared horseradish
  15. 1 can (6 ounces, or 170 g) tomato paste
  16. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) liquid smoke flavoring (such as the one made by
  17. Colgin)

Cooking Instructions

In a saucepan, cook the garlic and onion in the butter or oil for a few minutes.

Stir in the Splenda, salt, mustard, paprika, chili powder, and pepper.

Add in the molasses, water, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and horseradish, and stir to combine.

Let the mixture simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.

Whisk in the tomato paste and liquid smoke and let the sauce simmer another 5 to 10 minutes.

Let the mixture cool, transfer it to a jar with a tight-fitting lid, and store in the refrigerator.

Serving Yield

About 2 cups (640 ml) of sauce

Nutrition Information

Each 2 tablespoon (30 ml) serving has 3 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 2 grams of usable carbs and no protein. If you're wondering whether it's worth it to make your own barbecue sauce from scratch, chew on this for a moment: Your average commercial barbecue sauce has between 10 and 15 grams of carbs per 2-tablespoon (30-ml) serving?and do you know anyone who ever stopped at 2 tablespoons of barbecue sauce?