Effortless Barbecue Sauce

  • Yield 3 to 3 1/4 cups

You can whip up this barbecue sauce in no time.


1 cup catsup
1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar (optional)
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon each salt and coarsely ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
2 dashes Tabasco sauce
2 cups water


  1. Combine catsup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, pepper, dry mustard, Tabasco sauce and water in a saucepan and mix well.  Bring to a boil.  Simmer for several minutes.  Will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Morgan County’s Beyond Cotton Country (The Junior League of Morgan County, Decatur, Ala., 1999).




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