Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  55
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  3 mg
  • Sodium  51 mg
  • Potassium  32 mg
  • Phosphorus  5 mg
  • Calcium  5 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • For thicker sauce add 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour or 1 teaspoon rice flour during cooking.
  • Commercially prepared BBQ sauce averages 350 mg sodium for a 2 tablespoon serving. This recipe contains only 51 mg sodium including 1/4 teaspoon of salt. If you omit the salt sodium content is only 18 mg per serving.

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Homemade BBQ Sauce
Libby23 says:

I'm confused. I thought you shouldn't use honey, tomato sauce/paste, brown sugar in our diets. Dietitian comment: It is confusing! Most items, even those on the limit list, can be worked into a recipe or meal. What's most important is how it impacts your daily nutrient total. For example, one serving from this recipe has 32 mg potassium--a very small amount for a 2,000 mg potassium diet. Look at the total nutrients contributed instead of specific ingredients.

Aug. 28, 2016, 8:41 AM
Homemade BBQ Sauce

this is very good. I will make it again.

Sep. 22, 2015, 9:30 AM
Homemade BBQ Sauce

Is brown sugar bad for a renal diet? I bought this spenda brown sugar blend and was going to sub that. Was going to give this a try.Great site. Dietitian comment: Small amounts of brown sugar are acceptable in a renal diet.

Aug. 20, 2015, 8:06 AM
Homemade BBQ Sauce
trueautum says:

what is kitchen bouquet browning and seasoning sauce and where do I find it? haven't tried it yet. Dietitian comment: It is a browning and seasoning sauce primarily composed of caramel with vegetable flavorings and has been around since 1879.It is very low in sodium and can be used to add brown color and flavor to gravies, meat dishes and more. Walmart carries it and it is available in many grocery stores.

Aug. 18, 2015, 10:29 AM
Homemade BBQ Sauce
dama1972 says:

Made it last night without adding the salt and it tastes good.

May. 25, 2015, 7:30 AM
Homemade BBQ Sauce
will1441 says:

I hope this taste as good as I think it will. Stay tuned

May. 19, 2015, 9:07 PM
Homemade BBQ Sauce

Can I have spare ribs with this? Dietitian comment: Yes. Try a DaVita recipe for Easy Oven Baked Ribs, Braised Short Ribs of Beef or Bob's Oven Baked Pork Ribs.

Jul. 04, 2014, 2:39 PM
Homemade BBQ Sauce

Can you clarify the serving size? 2 what? Haven't tried it yet so really can't rate now. Dietitian comment: The measure is 2 tablespoons per serving. Thanks you!

Jun. 25, 2014, 5:51 PM

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