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The Best Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce Recipe

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 cups 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


This is literally The Best Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce Recipe ever! You’ll want to slather it on everything! Using fresh raspberries and spicy, smokey chipotle peppers, this simple sauce is done in 30 minutes!


  • 1/2 cup of red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 large chipotle peppers, minced {from can of chipotle peppers in adobe sauce}
  • 2 pints of raspberries
  • 15 oz. tomato sauce


  1. Heat a large saute pan to medium high heat, add olive oil and red onion.
  2. Saute for 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent, add garlic cloves and chipotle peppers. Stir and saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Next add in tomato sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and liquid smoke. Stir until brown sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add in raspberries, stir and bring to a boil.
  5. Once boiling reduce heat to simmer and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Stirring on occasion.
  6. Remove from heat and let cool.
  7. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.