• Two Pepper BBQ Sauce Recipe
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    Melissa Guerra

Two Pepper BBQ Sauce Recipe

Two Pepper BBQ Sauce Recipe

This is my personal recipe for BBQ sauce, very chunky and fresh. The secret is the celery, which adds a salty crunchiness to the sauce. I always have some on hand in the fridge. Great on ribs, steak, and my husband really loves it on cold roasted chicken.


Two Pepper BBQ Sauce Recipe



  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 large rib celery with leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2 long red dried chilies (chile de arbol),stem removed, seeds reserved
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. dry prepared mustard
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar


In a saucepan, sauté onion, celery, and bell pepper in olive oil. Add dried chiles, and a few of the seeds (the more seeds you add, the spicier the resulting sauce). Add the garlic, and sauté for about 3 more minutes. Add remaining ingredients, and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand for 10 minutes.

Puree mixture in food processor, making sure no large pieces remain.


By Melissa Guerra



  • Post author
    Melissa Guerra

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