Quick BBQ Sauce

Sweet and spicy barbecue sauce that can be just a little chunky or perfectly smooth.

Yield: 2 cups

Time: 20 minutes


  • medium saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • blender (optional)


  • 1½ c ketchup
  • ½ c minced onion
  • ½ c brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ c rice vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 T Barbecue Rub
  • ½ t cayenne
  • ¼ t pepper


Combine everything over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Optional: let the sauce cool, then blend until smooth.


Use this to make Barbecued Seitan Ribz or Barbecued Tofu.

Grills Gone VeganThis recipe for "Barbecue sauce in a flash" is adapted from Grills Gone Vegan, by Tamasin Noyes – read my review.

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Quick BBQ sauce