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Sweet and Spicy Vegan BBQ Sauce

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 20
This Sweet and Spicy Vegan BBQ Sauce is tangy and sweet, and contains less than a fourth of the sugar in most store brand sauces. It's also really easy to make!


  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 6 ounce can unsalted tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard - whole grain mustard also works
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tablespoons black molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha or hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegan liquid smoke - optional


  • In a medium saucepan over low heat, all ingredients and stir with a whisk until combined. Warm on low heat  for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove  from heat. Transfer to an airtight glass container and put in the fridge for 30 minutes to 1 hour to cool.


*Add more hot sauce or coconut sugar as desired. *This recipes makes  1 1/4 cups or 20 (2 tablespoon) servings. It will  keep in the fridge for up to a week in an airtight container.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 41.5mg | Sugar: 3.8g
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