Easy Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

Spicy (or not) Homemade Pineapple Barbecue Sauce (Paleo, Whole30, GAPS)

Adjust the cayenne to make this flavorful BBQ sauce as spicy as you like.
Course Condiment
Cuisine GAPS, Paleo, SCD, Whole30
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 quart
Author Cara Comini


  • 1 white onion diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic diced
  • 3 6 ounce cans of tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 to 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 can of diced pineapple 20 ounces


  1. Combine the white onion, garlic, tomato paste, chicken stock, mustard, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, paprika, sea salt, cayenne pepper, and pineapple in a medium saucepan.
  2. Mix with a fork.
  3. Cook on the stovetop over medium heat until simmering, stirring every few minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to medium low and cover, cooking for 60 minutes.
  5. Puree with an immersion blender.
  6. Store in a quart-sized mason jar in the fridge, overnight if possible to allow flavors to meld.