Barbecue Sauce

11:30 am on 25 August 2014

Makes 3½ cups


  • oil for cooking
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • ½ cup liquid honey
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup mild English mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste


Heat a large saucepan over a medium heat and add a little oil. Then sauté the onions and garlic until soft. Add the celery seeds and cook for a further minute. Next add the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil. Simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer to a food processor and purée until smooth.

Use immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 weeks.

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