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Kansas City Sauce


Liquid smoke flavoring recreates the flavor of authentic pit barbecue. Use Kansas City sauce for beef, pork or chicken.



  1. Place oil in a large non-aluminum saucepan over medium-low heat, then sauté onion, bell pepper and garlic until soft (about 10 minutes).
  2. Add ketchup, molasses, hot pepper sauce, mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke and lemon juice. Continue to simmer slowly for 20 to 30 minutes. Stir frequently to prevent sauce from burning.
  3. Let rest at least 1 hour after cooking to allow flavors to blend.

Yields 4 cups.


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