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Learn how to make peanut sauce vegan and you’ll have the perfect triple-duty condiment! Use this vegan peanut sauce recipe to make a plant-based dip, salad dressing, or stir fry sauce.

A jar of this sauce sits with a drip coming down the side of the jar onto the table. A few peanuts are scattered around the jar. Learn how to make peanut sauce with this vegan peanut sauce recipe. It's the perfect multipurpose condiment! Great as a dip, salad dressing, or stir fry sauce.

WAYS TO USE THE SAUCE

I use this sauce all the time; it’s one of my staple salad dressings. Actually, I have grown to crave salads because of using it as a salad dressing.

Pretty much any vegetable you can think of tastes good dipped or sauteed in the sauce. Trust me – you really need to learn how to make peanut sauce. It’s wonderful and flavorful and all of the things you want in a multipurpose sauce. Best of all, it tastes SO much better than a store-bough sauce.

It travels pretty well too. Pack a bunch of veggies and bring a small container of the sauce along for dip. Or try it in a Thai recipe that calls for peanut sauce. Either way, it’s good, whole-food food. Particularly if you use a good quality white miso paste.

Any way you enjoy it, it’ll be one of those staple condiments you’ll always want to keep on hand.

HOW DO YOU THICKEN PEANUT SAUCE?

Thickening the sauce doesn’t take much effort, but what is easier is to prevent it from being too thin in the first place!

As you make the sauce, you will be able to control how much water goes into it. Just trickle the water in with the other ingredients SLOWLY so you are able to gauge the thickness. If you want to use the sauce as a dip, you won’t need to add very much water at all.

If you add too much water and need to thicken it, simply whisk in some additional peanut butter. Start with a teaspoonful and go from there.

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HOW TO MAKE PEANUT SAUCE:

A jar of this peanut sauce sits with a drip coming down the side of the jar onto the table. A few peanuts are scattered around the jar.

Vegan Peanut Sauce Recipe

Learn how to make peanut sauce vegan and you'll have the perfect multi-purpose condiment! Use this vegan peanut sauce recipe as a healthy dip, salad dressing, or stir fry sauce!
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Course: Dips, Salad Dressing, Sauce
Cuisine: American, Asian, Thai
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 52kcal
Author: The Gracious Pantry

Equipment

  • Whisk
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter (no sugar added)
  • 1/2 cup white miso paste
  • 1 1/4 cups water (OR 1 cup water for dip, 1 1/2 cups water for a runnier dressing. Adjust to your liking)

Instructions

  • Whisk together in a small bowl.
  • Whisk in water to your desired consistency.

Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tbsp. | Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg

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