Easy Barbecue Sauce (No Cooking Required)

Easy Barbecue Sauce

  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 2 6-oz. cans tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 3 T. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T. maple syrup
  • 3 to 4 medium ripe peaches, peeled and mashed (or more maple syrup to taste)
  • 2 T. dried mustard
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 t. cayenne, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Stir together all ingredients. For a smoother sauce, blend using a blender (or immersion blender) for 1 minute, if desired.
  2. Use as desired. Store remaining sauce in a mason jar for up to 2 weeks or put it in the freezer.

This barbecue sauce is great on grilled chicken or pork. Or you could simply slow-cook a pork shoulder sprinkled with chili powder, remove to a platter, shred the meat with a fork, and then mix in some of this barbecue sauce.  Or you can use it as a base for hearty homemade baked beans.