detail Kansas City BBQ Sauce 2

Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce Recipe with Truvía® Natural Sweetener

This rich, sweet barbecue sauce owes its flavor to a KC grilling tradition. Each serving has 60% fewer calories* and 70% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Adds a kick to your favorite grilled foods and keeps it naturally light. Makes 20 servings.

  • Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
35 Calories


  • 2 Tbsp onion, finely chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced

  • 1 Tbsp butter

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1 cup tomato sauce

  • 12 cup of zero-calorie Truvía® Natural Sweetener Spoonable***

  • 12 cup red wine vinegar

  • 14 cup molasses

  • 12 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 12 tsp salt

  • 12 tsp black pepper

  • 18 tsp cinnamon

  • 12 tsp cayenne powder

  • 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tsp liquid smoke (optional)

Replace red wine vinegar with another version such as apple cider.
For more heat, add your favorite chilies or ground peppers.


  1. Sauté onion and garlic in butter in medium saucepan.

  2. In a separate small bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients.

  3. Add to saucepan; simmer for 30 minutes. For thinner sauce, reduce cook time, and for thicker sauce increase cook time.

  4. For best results, refrigerate overnight before use.

*This sauce has 35 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 80 calories and 17 grams of sugar per serving.

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 35
Total Fat 0.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 290mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 5g
Erythritol** 5g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 8% DV
Vitamin C 6% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 2% DV