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West North Carolina tomato and vinegar-based sauce is a Southern cooking staple that is very easy to make with simple pantry ingredients. #carolinabbqsauce #thiswifecooksrecipes #ketchupbasedbbqsauce #savorybbqsauce

Carolina Style BBQ Sauce

West North Carolina tomato and vinegar-based barbecue sauce. A Southern cooking staple that is very easy to make with simple pantry ingredients.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, make-ahead
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegan Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Into a small-size saucepan, add all ingredients. Stir to combine.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently, for 1 hour 15 minutes.
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