With summer in full swing, you know what that means — it is BBQ season! You're going to want to fire up your grills once you make this sauce. Did you ever wonder how to make barbecue sauce at home? Well you're in luck because we've concocted the best darn homemade barbecue sauce you've ever had. Don't believe us? Grab a hold of your hat because we promise you won't be sorry. Condiments can make all the difference while entertaining your guests this summer, so be sure to make enough to go around. This sweet and spicy sauce is great for all year round. You can store this homemade barbecue sauce for 1-2 months before it goes bad. Make sure to use an airtight jar! You can make this as a delicious fall dressing for your foods. Make sure you're ready for a tasty kick to your senses. Let's get to it, shall we?
How To Make Punchy Pumpkin Barbecue Sauce
Here are the ingredients that you will need in order to make this “Punchy Pumpkin BBQ Sauce”:
- Ketchup–you will need approximately 1 cup which is the equivalent to 8 oz. However depending on how many people you're feeding you may need to adjust as necessary. This recipe makes approximately 1 pint, so alter accordingly.
- Chipotle Cooking Sauce–I used Herdez Traditional Chipotle Meican Cooking Sauce. I found mine in the ‘Ethnic Food' aisle of my local grocery store. You will need 1/2 cup.
- Pumpkin Puree–The kind I used was Libby's 100% Pumpkin Puree”. I used 5-6 tablespoons for this recipe.
I measured 1 cup of ketchup and poured it directly into a medium sized saucepan.
Measure 1/2 cup chipotle cooking sauce and add it to the saucepan.
Add 5-6 tablespoons of pumpkin purée and add it to the saucepan.
Turn stove on to a medium/low heat
Let the mixture simmer on a medium/low heat, stirring continuously.
Let simmer until the mixture is completely incorporated.
Let the sauce cool and then add it to a jar.
Enjoy at your next BBQ!
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