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In 1964 a friend gave me a barbecue sauce recipe. It was mild and just the best sauce. Somewhere along the line I lost the recipe. I've done searches on the web, but can't find it, and it is impossible to locate my friend. The sauce had a bottle of catchup and a can of tomato soup in it. I can't remember the rest of the ingredients. If anyone has the recipe, I'd sure love to have it.
By Joy from Fairview Heights, IL
I don't know if this is the recipe you're looking for as it uses tomato juice rather than soup but it sounds similar. It's a bit 'sharp' so I tend to cut down the vinegar, but it makes a great sauce! From my grandmother's 1950 Betty Crocker cookbook:
Texas Barbecue Sauce ("For ribs")
Mix together and simmer 15 minutes-
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. paprika
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. chili powder
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
1 cup tomato juice
1/4 cup catsup
1/2 cup water
I found this doing a search, hope its the one
TOMATO SOUP BBQ SAUCE
1 cup ketchup
1 can tomato soup
3 tbsps. prepared mustard
3 tbsps. brown sugar
Add dill pickle juice, to taste
Combine ingredients; mix well. Keep sauce refrigerated.
Brown one medium onion in bacon fat. Add to one large can of tomato juice and one regular size can of cut/chopped tomatoes. Add bite sized pieces of potatoes, (use about 5 medium sized potatoes). Simmer until potaoes are tender. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with soda crackers (saltines).
This is a simple but filling soup and is sooo good on cold winter days. Comfort food from my childhood.
By Great Granny Vi from Moorpark, CA
Canned soups have long be used to make simple, but delicious recipes. This is a page about tomato soup meatloaf.