Make your own Vegan BBQ Sauce at home! It's perfectly tangy with a hint of smokiness for the best barbecue sauce you'll ever make.
WHAT MAKES VEGAN BBQ SAUCE SO GOOD?
- Nothing makes or breaks a cookout like barbecue sauce. I love this Vegan BBQ Sauce because it's got all the flavors in just one spoonful.
- Your guests will rave about this tomato-based sauce that's a little tangy, a little sweet, and a little smokey. Use this Vegan BBQ Sauce to make bbq tofu or jackfruit pulled "pork" sandwiches, this sauce really goes with everything on the menu. Don't forget the elote!
TIPS AND TRICKS FOR VEGAN BBQ SAUCE
- I like my vegan bbq sauce to be a little sweet, but you can always add more or different sweeteners. Some people love using dates!
- I use smoked paprika to get that hint of smokiness, but you can also use regular paprika and liquid smoke. You'll likely need a little less water with this version.
- If you need a hot vegan bbq sauce version, make a batch with a little hot sauce, cayenne pepper, or chili powder until it's the perfect spice level for you.
- The beauty of this vegan bbq sauce recipe is you can make it every few weeks and always have a batch of fresh sauce in the fridge! In the fridge, this vegan bbq sauce will last around 2 weeks. You can always make a massive batch and freeze some for up to 3 months. Just thaw and enjoy!
WHAT TO SERVE WITH VEGAN BBQ SAUCE
- Amish potato salad is my favorite BBQ side dish! This is the best potato salad recipe with a sweet and tangy yellow mustard dressing.
- I love baked beans, but I don't always love the canned versions. Make baked beans from scratch in the Instant Pot!
- Looking for a light, creamy salad for your cookout spread? This chickpea chicken salad is the perfect addition.
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Vegan BBQ Sauce
- Mason jar or airtight container for storage
- 2 cups crushed tomatoes or 100% tomato sauce
- ½ cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
- ½ cup maple syrup or agave syrup
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tablespoon mustard
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons smoked paprika or regular paprika
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- ½ tablespoon onion powder
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- Stir together all ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over high heat and bring to a boil.
- Once boiling, simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.
- Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
- Sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
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