Salt-Free BBQ Sauce

Low sodium BBQ sauce

Salt-Free BBQ Sauce

Store-bought sauces tend to be higher in sodium making it challenging for people following a kidney-friendly or low-sodium diet. This low sodium BBQ sauce recipe is easy to make, delivious, and low in sodium.
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Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 22 servings


Calories:45 kcal
Carbs:10 g
Sodium:8 mg
Potassium:232 mg
Phosphorus:6 mg
Protein:0.2 g
Fiber:0.3 g


  • 1 cup No salt added ketchup
  • 1 cup No salt added tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup Brown sugar packed
  • cup Apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup Molasses
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp Chili powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground cumin
  • Pinch Black pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Once the mixture is boiling, reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. The sauce will begin to reduce and get thicker and darker in color.
  • Refrigerate sauce for up to one week.

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Salt-Free BBQ Sauce
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsps)
Calories 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.01g0%
Saturated Fat 0.002g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.005g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 232mg7%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 0.2g0%
Vitamin A 11IU0%
Vitamin B1 0.001mg0%
Vitamin B3 0.04mg0%
Vitamin B5 0.04mg0%
Vitamin B6 0.03mg2%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Vitamin E 0.01mg0%
Vitamin K 0.04µg0%
Calcium 11mg1%
Copper 0.02mg1%
Folate 0.1µg0%
Iron 0.3mg2%
Manganese 0.1mg5%
Magnesium 10mg3%
Phosphorus 6mg1%
Selenium 1µg1%
Zinc 0.02mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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