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Plum BBQ Sauce

  • Author: Chelsea
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: Appx 1 pint 1x
  • Category: Easy
  • Cuisine: Barbecue


This recipe for plum barbecue sauce is a great way to use your fall bounty (or for anytime of year!). Spread this plum bbq sauce on ribs, grilled chicken, even veggies for the perfect grilling condiment.



  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup pitted and sliced plums
  • 36 chipotles in adobo, depending on spiciness preference
  • 1 tbsp adobo sauce from can of chipotles in adobo


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Taste and adjust. Add more salt if necessary, more chipotles to make it spicier, maple syrup to make it sweeter, or more apple cider vinegar if you prefer a more vinegary punch.
  3. Spread on your favorite grilled meats and use as a condiment as desired.


1/2 cup plums is approximately 6 small plums

Calories are approximate

Keywords: plum bbq sauce