This sugar free BBQ sauce recipe uses artificial sweeteners by complementing the ingredients with a soft drink so not only is it sweet but it's also really quick to make.
Before we start let's just take some of the confusion off the table about what is sugar free and what isn't. If you're reading any sugar free BBQ sauce recipe that has either ketchup or Worcestershire sauce in it then they're not sugar free. Both ketchup and Worcestershire contain added sugar yet what the recipe writer is saying is that there's no further additional sugar.
If you're diabetic (or indeed have any food allergy) then trying to keep track of all these issues must be a real nightmare. I really can sympathize.
Any BBQ sauce whether home made or off the supermarket shelf has to have some form of sweetness to it so the challenge is to make a sweet BBQ sauce recipes that doesn't have any added sugar. Therefore I'm tapping into the techniques that soft drinks manufacturers use to make sweet sugar free drinks and adding the drink as a sweetener.
If however you're looking for something that is a little more in depth from a culinary perspective then I do have a alternative
sugar free barbecue sauce
recipe for you. There's also a great BBQ sauce recipe in this diabetic recipe book.
Mix the tamarind puree and tomato paste together in a saucepan to ensure that they are thoroughly mixed and then water the solution down with the cola, stiring all the time to make sure that you don't get any lumps.
After that you can just throw in all the remaining ingredients, warm through until everything has dissolved and that's it!