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Rhubarb BBQ Sauce

Tangy rhubarb makes a great bbq sauce!

Course Dressing / Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq, rhubarb, sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 50 kcal
Author adapted from eatingappalachia.com


  • 1 bunch rhubarb chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion diced
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers in adobo chopped
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • water to cover


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add water so that it covers the rhubarb mixture about 1 inch.
  3. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer for about 1 hour until soft.
  4. Remove from stove and let the mixture cool a bit before transferring to a food processor blending until smooth.
  5. Use or freeze in small containers for bbq sauce all year round!


I tossed grilled shrimp with this Rhubarb BBQ sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Rhubarb BBQ Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 50
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.