Recipe By sammyc14
Published Jun 5th
Prep 15m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 35m
Servings 8 servings Calories 50.1

Paleo style. You can put this on anything from chicken to steak to eggs. Feel free to substitute as needed if you need less kick.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • ¼ cup shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix beef stock, tomato paste, shallot, Dijon mustard, garlic, apple cider vinegar, avocado oil, cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, horseradish, red pepper flakes, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring until mixture is well combined. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until slightly thickened, 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 50.1
  • Carbohydrate 6.8 g
  • Fat 2.2 g
  • Fiber 1.3 g
  • Protein 1.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Sodium 374.7 mg
  • Sugar 3.3 g

Chef's Notes

If you aren't rushed and have at least another 25 to 35 minutes, add an extra 1/2 cup of beef stock to the mixture at the beginning, then simmer 25 to 35 minutes or until the desired consistency is achieved.


  1. Made it. Added liquid smoke and increased vinegar. Deleted crushed red pepper. Everyone raved at picnic.
  2. I decided this doesn't taste a lot like typical barbecue sauce but maybe a little more like chili sauce. I added Smoked Paprika to give it more of a smoky flavor and I went a bit lighter on the red pepper flakes as some of the reviewers suggested and it came out great. After storing - Read more ...
  3. This was delicious! Perfectly spicy I didn't find it to be too spicy at all. It reminds me of a spicy ketchup or a chili sauce. Loved it! It made my Whole30 dinner that much better!
  4. Now that is some kick and a punch or two! Definitely add the horseradish cayenne and pepper flakes 1/4 tsp at a time. I had to use olive oil. Nonetheless this is a very flavourful sauce. I used it as a dipping sauce and liked it. It was too spicy for the kids so had - Read more ...
  5. Very spicy! I added honey and pineapple juice until it was sweeter. Still very good although next time I'll lighten up on the spices!
  6. Very good sauce but doesn't taste like BBQ. You may need to add honey or something sweet to get the BBQ effect. Either way its a very good sauce.

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