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Boot Scootin’ Good BBQ Sauce

Boot Scootin’ Good BBQ Sauce

It is  summer. And summer is nothing without Bar-B-Que!

I am all about store-bought BBQ sauce, Stubb’s to be specific. It is just the right amount of spicy and sweet all in one. But like many store-bought processed foods, its filled with excess sugar and salt along with preservatives that I do not need. So, I decided to experiment.

Vegan Smokey BBQ Sauce is Homemade, simple and easy to make. Texas Family Kitchen

When I came across the need for this project (that recipe will be coming soon), I knew I did not want a ketchup base. First off, my ketchup was off, done, expired… Second, it is a store-bought processes food with extra salt and sugar I just did not want for me or my family. So, I decided to take a different approach…

Tomato sauce and paste.

In the end, the final product came out delicious. I was a little surprised at myself, so I made it again to make sure it was not some fluke. Nope. It was, and still is, a perfect vegan smokey BBQ sauce. My family absolutely loved it, (It had all disappeared by the next day) and I am sure yours will love it, too.


Go Vegan Y’all!

<3 KWay


Boot Scootin' Good Bar-B-Que Sauce
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Recipe type: Vegan
Cuisine: Texan
  • 1 (8oz) can Tomato Paste
  • 1 (15oz) can Tomato Sauce
  • 1c Water
  • ½c Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2tbsp Distilled White Vinegar
  • ½ tbsp Liquid Smoke
  • ½c Sugar
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Tapioca Starch
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Cayenne, for Spice
  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Pour into a sauce pan, on medium-low heat. Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally and letting it thicken up.
  3. When done, place in an air tight container. Last up to a week.


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