The Perfect Low Carb Barbeque Sauce: A low or no carb diet can be difficult to stick to. The limitations on the types of meals a person can eat can be discouraging. However, there is hope for those who love a good BBQ now and then. Store bought BBQ sauces can be bitter and the taste undesirable. They may leave a sour taste in a person’s mouth. Not only can low-carb BBQ sauce not taste very well, they can also be extremely expensive. An individual looking for the perfect remedy for their long lost BBQ style meal can look no further. This homemade style is fantastic for chicken, hamburger and even a nice juicy steak.
1/2 Bottle of Low or No Sugar Ketchup
Splash of Liquid Smoke
1/4 Cup of Splenda
3 Tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce
2 Cloves of Garlic or 4 tsp of Powered
1 tsp of Salt
1 tsp of Pepper
1 tsp of White Pepper
The carb count of the ingredients is as follows; Ketchup: 72 Carbs. Liquid Smoke: 0 Carbs. Splenda: 6.25 Carbs. Worcestershire Sauce: 6.5 Carbs. Garlic: Less than 1 carb in 1 clove.
In a sauce pan, combine the following in this order:
- 1/2 bottle of no sugar ketchup
- Splash of liquid smoke
- 3 Tbsp of the Worcestershire sauce
The burner should be turned on to a medium heat. Mix the liquid ingredients. Let this cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the following powered ingredients in this order, stir after each ingredient is added:
- 1/4 cup Splenda
- White Pepper
Stir well. After 5 minutes, turn the stove to medium high. While continuing to stir, allow the BBQ sauce to start to boil. Before the boiling becomes rapid, turn the stove to low heat. Keep stirring until the BBQ sauce has stopped boiling and it is simmering. Place a lid on top of the sauce pan and let simmer for 2 hours. Every 15 minutes check the BBQ sauce and give it a stir.
The recipe is flexible. An individual could add onions or hot sauce to make it spicier. For a sweeter taste, add another 1/4 of a cup of Splenda. Anything can be added or taken away for the desired BBQ sauce. Remember to watch the carb count closely, it can add up.
This BBQ sauce can be frozen as well. It will last in the freezer for 6 months in a tight sealed container. Refrigeration life can be up to 6 or 7 weeks. This is the perfect solution to an individual’s BBQ desires.