Blackberry BBQ Sauce

Looking for a barbeque sauce that has a berry flavor? This is a great easy blackberry BBQ sauce is great for ribs, chicken, and pork. I have also used it as a dip for homemade French fries—yum!

Blackberry barbeque Sauce on ribs.

Blackberry Barbecue Sauce

Thanks to lotusfather for sharing this recipe.

Barbeque Sauce

Blackberry BBQ Sauce

Blackberry barbeque sauce is a great way to enjoy roasted meats.
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Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue Sauce, Berries, Blackberry BBQ Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 55kcal


  • 1 cup frozen blackberries or marionberries or 1/2 pint fresh, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup dark or light
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon Pimenton de la Vera (smoked Spanish Paprika)
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unsalted butter (optional)


  • Puree all the ingredients in a food processor.
  • Transfer the puree to a small saucepan and simmer for one hour, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Let cool and store in a covered jar in the refrigerator for up to one month. 


Pimenton de la Vera is smoked Spanish paprika. You can find it at markets that carry a wide selection of gourmet foods. Also, look in the Mexican foods section of your local supermarket for a substitute. Just look for pimenton on the paprika pack.


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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  1. Liz Nelson

    5 stars
    This sounds good! It would definitely be a break from regular barbeque sauce. I’ll try this next time we barbeque.

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