A sultry cashew sauce makes even the most virtuous meals feel indulgent. You can use this creamy vegan sauce as a condiment for grilled meats or roasted vegetables, or even as a dressing for salads or grain bowls. Toasted sesame oil plays well with soy sauce, adding nutty depth with a hit of umami.
1/4 cup creamy cashew butter
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Est. added sugars 2g
How to Make It
Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender; blend for 20 seconds, until smooth.