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Root beer sauce

BBQ Root Beer Sauce

4.3/5 (8 Reviews)
Root beer sauce


  • 2 cups Bundaberg Root Beer
  • 2 cups tomato ketchup
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ginger powder
  • ½ tsp ground cilantro
  • dash of Tabasco sauce to taste
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
Serves 1 batch of sauce Serves 1 batch of sauce

Let's Cook!

  • Combine

    Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer until reduced by half, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

  • Combine

    Step 2

    Check for seasoning and acidity. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before pouring into airtight jar and storing in the refrigerator.

  • Combine

    Step 3

    Use as a basting sauce or directly as a dipping sauce.