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Easy Peanut Sauce

This creamy, lightly sweet and cravable vegan peanut sauce is delicious served over top veggies, noodles, teofu or tempeh - or use as a dipping sauce.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time6 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Kathy Patalsky


  • blender


  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 3-4 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 ½ tablespoon tamari or liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar apple cider vinegar or lime juice
  • cup warm water
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon raw ginger root peeled - optional
  • optional: a pinch of cayenne or red pepper flakes or 1 clove garlic to bring more warmth
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add all the ingredients to a blender.
  • Blend from low to high until smooth. Do a taste test and add salt and pepper to taste if desired.


  • This sauce will absolutely thicken up when heated. So if you are adding to any cooked items, be sure to factor that in!
  • If you want this sauce even thicker when cooked, add 1 teaspoon corn starch to the blend.
  • If your sauce if too watery, add another 1-3 tablespoon peanut butter and another teaspoon of tamari. 
  • If you want your sauce much sweeter, reduce water to 3-4 tablespoon and sub 2 more tablespoon maple syrup. This is for a sweet peanut sauce!
  • If your sauce is too thick, add another splash of water.

Nutrition Estimate

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg