sugar free cherry bbq sauce recipe

Smoky Cherry BBQ Sauce

Slather this versatile BBQ sauce on anything hot off the grill, use it as a marinade for your favorite cut of meat, or even as a dipping sauce for veggies!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 2 cups


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups frozen pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup Pyure Brown Sweetener


  1. Heat butter in saucepan set over medium heat; cook onions and garlic for about 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Reduce to simmer; cook, uncovered, for about 20 minutes or until thickened and cherries are tender.
  3. Let cool; purée until smooth. Stir in Pyure Brown Sweetener.
  4. Serve warm or let cool completely and refrigerate.

Tip: For a spicy kick, replace smoked paprika with chipotle chili powder.

Nutrition Facts
Per 2 Tbsp. (30 mL)
Calories 50
Fat 1.5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 13g
Fiber 6g
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g

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