SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free
Recipe Collections
 

Sauces

(13 Recipes) Created by ORALYNNQ2

Recipes in this Collection

Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(77 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
Cool-as-a-Cucumber Raita
Very Good 4.5/5
(24 ratings)

This creamy, tangy dip does double duty: with mint, it's a perfect pair with Greek fare; with coriander and cumin, it cools down spicy Indian curries.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 15.6
Chimichurri
Very Good 4.4/5
(20 ratings)

This sauce hails from Argentina, a country that's known for tasty grilled meats. Pair this with grilled beef, pork, chicken and even fish. It's also a great dipping sauce for grilled vegetables and whole-wheat bread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 30.5
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!

Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(29 ratings)

What? Canned tomatoes in a tomato sauce? Yes, that's right. Garden tomatoes are only available for a short time, but crushed canned tomatoes are on shelves year-round and packed with flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 112.5
Herb Roasted Garlic
Very Good 4.5/5
(37 ratings)

Garlic is good for more than keeping away vampires. It's also quite good for you and full of flavor. Roasting garlic mellows its flavor and gives it a creamy texture.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 26.1
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Apple Cider Gravy
Very Good 4.3/5
(17 ratings)

Gravy gets a bad rap, but this tasty sauce can be made with almost no fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 20
Nancy's Easy Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Sauce to Die For!)
Very Good 4.9/5
(39 ratings)

I fell in love with tzatziki the first time I tried it and was on a quest to find the recipe that included those ingredients that pleased my particular palate best. This recipe is low-fat, high-protein, nutritious, smooth, Mediterranean, refreshing, light, and hopefully the best you've ever had!

Submitted by KEEPITMOVING

Carbs: 2.6g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 24.8
Tahini-Lemon Dressing
Very Good 4.2/5
(19 ratings)

Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 74.6
Tangy, Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette
Good 3.7/5
(34 ratings)

This is my go-to dressing. I use it on everything from steamed veggies to salads and sandwiches.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 55.5
Vegan Ranch Dressing
Good 3.8/5
(8 ratings)

I love ranch dressing, but it's so heavy! Here's a lighter version that also happens to be vegan. You can substitute regular low-fat mayonnaise and skim milk for the coconut milk and vegan mayo.

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 63.5
Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.6/5
(83 ratings)

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 64.4
1
2
Send this recipe collection to a friend - http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/cookbooks.asp?cookbook=556245