16 Easy Homemade Sauce Recipes


Have you always wanted to make your own sauces but didn’t have the time or the recipes? Now you can make homemade sauces right at home and they are easier to prepare than you’d think. Meal preparation just got even better with these easy homemade sauces that your family will love!  Your family will adore these recipes that include homemade BBQ sauce, tomato sauce, alfredo sauce, spaghetti sauce recipes, and peanut sauce!

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BBQ Sauce Recipe

1.  Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe ~ This recipe is an adaptation from the Neely family recipe on the Food Network. This sauce has a little kick. It’s smokey and sweet and perfect for BBQ’d rips, chicken, shrimp or pulled pork. It only takes 1 hour to make!


2.  Copycat Sweet Baby Ray’s Sauce ~ If you love Sweet Baby Ray’s then you’ll adore this copycat recipe. It’s perfect on chicken, pork, and veggies and it only takes 10 minutes to prepare!


3. Dallas BBQ Sauce ~ Texas style BBQ sauce is my favorite ‘cuz I’m a Texas gal! This homemade recipe is a little sweet, has a little heat, and is packed with flavor!

Alfredo Sauce Recipe

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4.  Homemade Alfredo Sauce ~ This will quickly become your go-to recipe, we promise. It’s creamy, rich, and full of flavor!

Skinny alfredo

5. Skinny Alfredo Sauce ~ You’ll never know that this lightened version of alfredo sauce is lower fat.

copy cat alfredo recipe

6. Copycat Olive Garden Alfredo Recipe ~ Copycat recipes are always favorites. If you love Olive Garden’s alfredo sauce, you’ll love this recipe.

Tomato Sauce Recipe


7.  Simple Roasted Tomato Sauce ~ The roasted tomatoes take this recipe from good to spectacular. The nice thing about the sauce is that it can be used in so many dishes.


8. Homemade Marinara Sauce ~ This recipe is easy to make, quick and uses fresh ingredients. Yummy.

Spaghetti Sauce Recipes

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9. Homemade Spaghetti Sauce ~ This recipe is easy to make and one of the top pinned recipes on Pinterest because it’s so versatile!

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9.  Veggie Loaded Spaghetti Sauce ~ This fresh recipe can be customized with vegetables of your choice and herbs, too. You’ll be surprised how easy this is to make!

meaty spaghetti sauce

10. Homemade Spaghetti Meat Sauce ~ This recipe is perfect for those that like meat in their spaghetti sauce. It’s quick and easy so there’s no excuse not to make it!

Barbecue Sauce Recipe


11.  Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce ~ This might be the easiest barbecue sauce recipe we’ve found. It’s so quick and easy it should be illegal. {smirk}


12.  Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce ~ It may feel weird to try a barbecue sauce that isn’t red, but you have to try this one. You may never go back! {wink}


13. Balsamic Barbecue Sauce Recipe ~ This recipes makes enough for about 5 large steaks and it’s perfect for chicken, beef and pork steaks! This is a great recipe for those that don’t love traditional BBQ sauces!

Peanut Sauce Recipe


14.  Thai Peanut Sauce ~ If you love the flavor of Thai peanut sauces, you’ll adore this EASY to make 5-ingredient recipe that’s absolutely amazing!

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15. Healthy Peanut Sauce ~ If you are worried about the high caloric count of most peanut sauce recipes, this one is for you. It’s bursting with flavor so you won’t know it’s lower calorie.


16. Peanut Dipping Sauce ~ This recipe makes a great dipping sauce for veggies! It’s creamy, savory, a tiny bit spicy and satisfying, because, peanut butter! {smiling}

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