When I find myself using a simple recipe a number of different ways I figure it’s earned a solo appearance on Veggie Primer. That’s what happened with this Easy Peanut Sauce. I’ve already shared it in a couple recipes – but it offers oh so many possibilities!
Enjoy With Sushi
I usually dip veggie sushi in low sodium Tamari sauce, but this easy peanut sauce is a nice option. Try it with:
Enjoy With Salad
This easy peanut sauce made its first appearance on Veggie Primer in my Pear Avocado Sushi Salad. But it doesn’t have to end there. Try it in the place of other sauces and salad dressings:
Enjoy With Spring Rolls
My Apple Peanut Spring Rolls recipe also featured this easy peanut sauce. Try it in the place of other spring roll sauces:
Easy Peanut Sauce
You can whip up this easy peanut sauce in just a few minutes with ingredients that are easy to keep on hand. The sauce offers just the right blend of peanutty, sweet, spicy flavor. Enjoy!
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup natural peanut butter (smooth or crunchy - it doesn’t matter)
- 1 small garlic clove
- 2 Tbsp. low sodium Tamari sauce
- 1 Tbsp. brown rice vinegar
- 2 tsp. maple syrup
- ¼ tsp. ground ginger
- ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- Add ingredients to a blender in the order they are listed.
- Begin blending on low and slowly turn blender up to medium high (7 on Vitamix). Blend for approximately 30 seconds or until sauce reaches a smooth consistency.
- Use immediately or store in sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 or 4 days.
Note: I do not include nutrition information with my recipes because I subscribe to the theories presented in the book Whole and believe we should focus on eating a variety of whole foods instead of counting calories or keeping track of individual nutrients.