Recipe courtesy of Joe Bannano

Classic Bbq Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 50 min
  • Yield: about 2 cups
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3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 large onion , finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup ketchup

1 cup American-style chili sauce

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1/2 cup cider vinegar

2 tablespoons steak sauce

2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  1. In a heavy bottomed medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and the garlic and cook, stirring often, until the onion is golden, about 8 minutes.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer, stirring often, until slightly thickened, about 40 minutes. Cool completely. (To store, refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week)
  3. Brush onto food during the last 10 minutes of grilling.