BBQ Sauce {Clean Recipe}

Now that it’s finally FINALLY warming up, I have had barbecue on my mind. I’m definitely a sweet, Kansas City style BBQ sauce kind of girl which is rather unfortunate right now seeing that I can’t eat sugar. Womp womp. Give me all the brown sugar…
But I wouldn’t let that get between me and the ribs I’ve been craving. I whipped up this sauce sweetened with maple syrup and spiced up a bit with red pepper flakes. It was a richer, more bold BBQ sauce than I’m used to but it was still delicious and totally hit the spot.

Clean BBQ Sauce
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  1. ¼ cup tomato paste
  2. 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  3. 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  4. 2 tsp. soy sauce (make sure it doesn't have corn syrup) or liquid aminos
  5. 1 clove garlic, minced
  6. 1 tsp. onion powder
  7. ½ tsp. sea salt
  8. ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  9. 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  1. In a medium saucepan whisk together ½ cup water, tomato paste, vinegar, maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic, onion powder, salt and pepper flakes.
  2. Bring sauce to a boil on medium high and continue boiling for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in oil. Makes about ½ cup.
Adapted from Clean Eating Online
Meg's Everyday Indulgence


One comment

  1. It is a wonderful sauce for the coming summer bbq! 🙂

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