Cabernet Barbecue Sauce

How do you make barbecue sauce with wine? You add wine, beer, and basic sauce ingredients like ketchup and molasses. The result? A sweet and deep sauce that feels a little decadent.

  • 40
  • 16
  • 45
  • 0.3 g

Ingredients & Cooking


  • 1-1/4 cups dry red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder


  1. Whisk together all ingredients in medium saucepan; bring to boil.  Reduce heat and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup, stirring occasionally.  

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