Homemade Barbecue Sauce

by | Feb 15, 2020 | Recipes, Sauces & Gravies


1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

4 tablespoons virgin, cold-pressed olive oil

½ teaspoon basil

¼ teaspoon oregano

¼ teaspoon marjoram

2 – 28 ounce cans whole tomatoes, with juice

½ cup homemade ketchup (see recipe below)

¼ cup Florida crystal organic sugar

1 ½ teaspoons salt


In a large saucepan, sauté onion, garlic, and seasonings in oil until the vegetables are lightly colored.

Place tomatoes with juice in a blender and blend until smooth.

Add tomatoes, ketchup, sugar and salt to the saucepan, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or more until desired consistency.

Makes 4 cups

Easy Homemade Ketchup


1/2 cup tomato paste

1/2 cup water

4 teaspoons lemon juice

1 rounded tablespoon honey

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon oregano


Mix well together in a bowl. Cook briefly for 4 minutes to blend flavors. Chill in refrigerator.

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