Homemade Barbecue Sauce

  • Serves 4

  • Preparation 10 mins

  • Cooking 30 mins

Homemade Barbecue Sauce
  • Dairy-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Gluten-Free

  • Nut-Free

  • Suitable for Freezing

  • Vegan

  • Wheat-Free


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 3 tbsp vegan fino sherry
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato puree
  • 1 tsp French mustard
  • 200ml guava juice
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar


  1. Fry the onion in the oil, in a large saucepan, until it has started to brown slightly.
  2. Add the garlic, cumin and smoked paprika. Continue to cook for another minute.
  3. Now add the sherry and red wine vinegar. Reduce the liquid by cooking for another few minutes.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the pan, bring to the boil, and then simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Liquidise the sauce with a hand blender. If you find it has become too thick then add a little more guava juice.

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