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Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce

Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce Recipe



Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce Recipe. Few things are more synonymous with summer than the smell of barbecue smoke wafting through the air. Whether it’s chicken, ribs, or burgers on the grill, a good barbecue sauce can make all the difference.

Barbecue sauce is a delicious way to add flavor to any grilled or smoked meal. And while there are many store-bought sauces available, nothing compares to the flavor of homemade barbecue sauce.

With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious sauce that will complement any grilled dish.

The key to making great barbecue sauce is to start with a good base. This homemade BBQ sauce is made with onion, garlic, ketchup, dark brown sugar, molasses, cider vinegar, dry mustard, chili powder, sweet smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and ground ginger.

This quick and easy sauce is ready in just 20 minutes.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan
6 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.

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Closeup of Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce in a clear glass jar with a barbecue brush next to it.

Featured Ingredients

Dark Brown Sugar

Dark brown sugar is a type of sugar that has been molasses. The molasses gives the sugar a deep brown color and a rich flavor.

Dark brown sugar is often used in baking, as it provides a sweetness and depth of flavor that other sugars cannot. It is also ideal for making sauces, glazes, and marinades, as its richness pairs well with savory flavors.

Closeup of a bowl of dark brown sugar with a spoon in it.
Dark Brown Sugar

What’s the difference between Dark Brown Sugar and Light Brown Sugar

When it comes to brown sugar, there are two main types: dark brown sugar and light brown sugar. The main difference between the two types of sugar is the molasses content.

Dark brown sugar has a higher molasses content than light brown sugar, which gives it a deeper flavor and darker color. In addition, dark brown sugar is slightly moister than light brown sugar.

Sweet Smoked Paprika

Smoked paprika is a type of seasoned pepper that is typically used in Spanish and Portuguese dishes. The peppers are dried and smoked over a wood fire, which gives them their distinctive flavor.

Smoked paprika can be mild or spicy, depending on the variety of pepper used.

It is commonly used as a seasoning for meats, vegetables, and sauces. It can also be used to add color and flavor to soups and stews.

Smoked paprika is an essential ingredient in many traditional Spanish recipes, such as paella and chorizo. In recent years, it has become popular in other cuisines as well, including American barbecue.

A white bowl filled with smoked paprika.
Smoked Paprika

How long will Homemade Barbecue Sauce last

Homemade barbecue sauce can last for up to two weeks when stored in the fridge. However, the quality of the sauce will start to decline after a week or so.

If you want to extend the shelf life of your sauce, you can store it in the freezer. Homemade barbecue sauce will keep for up to three months in the freezer, although the quality will again start to decline after a month or so.

When storing barbecue sauce, be sure to use a clean, airtight container.

What to serve with

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A classic comfort food dinner with ground beef, onion, barbecue sauce, egg whites. and Italian seasoned breadcrumbs.



Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce in a clear glass jar with a barbecue brush next to it.


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Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce

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Weight Watchers Smoky Barbecue Sauce Recipe. This quick and easy sauce is ready in just 20 minutes. Next time you're grilling chicken, ribs, or burgers, give this recipe a try.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Place a medium sized saucepan over medium heat.
  • In the saucepan, add olive oil.
  • Add onion and garlic. Cook approximately 3 to 4 minutes or until the onions have softened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients, and stir to mix.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer approximately 10 to 12 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.

Notes

Serving Size: ¼ cup
MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan
6 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25CupCalories: 110kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 551mgPotassium: 245mgFiber: 1gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 457IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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How long will Homemade Barbecue Sauce last

Homemade barbecue sauce can last for up to two weeks when stored in the fridge. However, the quality of the sauce will start to decline after a week or so.

Can you freeze Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Homemade barbecue sauce will keep for up to three months in the freezer, although the quality will again start to decline after a month or so.

What’s the difference between Dark Brown Sugar and Light Brown Sugar

Dark brown sugar has a higher molasses content than light brown sugar, which gives it a deeper flavor and darker color. In addition, dark brown sugar is slightly moister than light brown sugar.

What is Smoked Paprika

Smoked paprika is a type of seasoned pepper that is typically used in Spanish and Portuguese dishes. The peppers are dried and smoked over a wood fire, which gives them their distinctive flavor.

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