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BBQ Sauce for Pork

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The BBQ King in this household is Chuck and he has his favorite sauces of course. I mix some of my own from time to time when his stock runs low and this little mixture was easy enough.  Thought I'd share it with you today.

BBQ Sauce for Pork


1 Tbs. olive oil
2/3 cup finely chopped yellow onion
2 cloves finely minced garlic
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup prepared yellow mustard
1 Tbs tomato paste
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1 tsp. Texas Pete hot sauce
1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp. RealLemon Juice
1/8 tsp. Liquid Smoke (optional)
1--11.5 oz. can V-8 Juice


Mix all ingredients in medium bowl.  Whisk until blended well.  Use!

Can't get much easier than that!

Oh and feel free to share your favorite sauces if you wish in the comments!


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