Keto Low Carb BBQ Sauce

Ingredients for Keto Low Carb BBQ Sauce

Making homemade barbecue sauce can be a BIG DEAL. People have competitions for barbecue sauce recipes! And, different parts of the country (and the world!) all have different interpretations of what makes an excellent BBQ sauce.

As if that weren’t enough, this Keto-friendly tip is all about recipes with ten ingredients or less. If you’ve ever looked at the ingredient list for a barbecue sauce, or tried to make your own using just about any recipe, you probably know this isn’t the easiest promise to uphold. No matter how you like it, BBQ sauce has a ton of complex flavors!

So what’s in a keto BBQ sauce recipe? Not as much as you’d think… and that’s the key.


  • Tomato Paste

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Besti Powdered Monk Fruit

  • Erythritol Blend

  • Worcestershire Sauce

  • Liquid Hickory Smoke

  • Smoked Paprika

  • Garlic Powder

  • Onion Powder

  • Sea Salt

  • Chili Powder

  • Cayenne Pepper

  • Water


How to make BBQ Sauce without sugar: 

The perfect healthy barbecue sauce is a balance of sweet, smoky, spicy, tangy, and just the right thickness. This low carb BBQ sauce is all of the above. It’s got the perfect balance of flavors, smoky undertones, and consistency.

The liquid smoke really makes the biggest difference, so don’t skip that part. Even if you have to shop online to find it.

And because you are the master of this keto BBQ sauce recipe, you can make it “just right” for whatever you are planning to use it with. While most people think it’s just right, if you need to you can make it thinner for a dipping sauce, or nice and thick to stick to grilling meats.

Since BBQ sauce is a bit sweet, you’ll swap out the sugar and/or corn syrup used in traditional sauces and even the sucralose used in a store-bought keto BBQ sauce for powdered monk fruit erythritol blend (or your choice of another low carb sweetener).

By the way, the wonderful thing about this particular sugar-free BBQ sauce is that it’s crazy easy to make! Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan, then let it simmer for twenty minutes.

Totally effortless. You’re welcome.

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