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Kansas City-Style BBQ Sauce

50 Mins


2 Tablespoons Butter

1 Small yellow onion, finely chopped

3 Cloves Garlic, minced

2 Cups Ketchup

1/3 Cup Molasses

1/3 Cup Dark Brown Sugar

1/3 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar

2 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard

1 Tablespoon Chili Powder

1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper

1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Serves: 10-12


Step 1

Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, chili powder, black pepper, and cayenne pepper and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 3

Transfer sauce to a blender and blend until smooth. Let cool to room temperature, transfer to a jar and store in refrigerator for up to a month.

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