ZENB Memphis BBQ Sauce


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 40 minutes

TOTAL TIME 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 46g
Servings: 10

Calories: 50

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat3g4%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Total Sugar4g
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 15mg 2%
Potassium 108mg 2%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ever wanted to make your own homemade barbecue sauce? This recipe makes a Memphis-style BBQ Sauce using ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta Sauce and many other flavorful ingredients. Perfect to slather on ribs, chicken, or even plant-based protein any time of year!


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper



Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook 4-5 minutes stirring frequently, until softened. Stir in remaining ingredients; bring mixture to a boil.


Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened. Remove pan from heat; let stand 10 minutes or until slightly cooled.


Transfer sauce to blender jar. Blend 30 seconds on high until smooth.

Tasty Tips

Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Slather sauce on ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, chicken and more.

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