Hunger, some say, is the best sauce. We think sauce is the best sauce, so we cooked up one for every occasion. Sauce recipes perfect for pasta, gravies for meats and sweet drizzles for dessert are the perfect finishing touch for a bevy of dishes.
Use this sofrito to brush portobello mushrooms or 1/2-inch-thick slices of firm tofu or eggplant. Then grill or broil them.
Try this recipe with the protein of your choice, either grilled or baked and some steamed jasmine rice and baby bok choy. A quick-and-easy Asian-style week night meal.
Mushroom and Basil Wine Sauce
This sauce is very versatile, try it over chicken, pork or even cooked pasta!
Spring Green Sauce
Toss this fresh, light sauce with cooked linguine and the top the pasta with grilled portobello mushrooms or egglplant slices.
Creamy Feta Dressing
This low-fat dressing gets its creaminess from non-fat yogurt, part-skim ricotta and crumbled feta cheese.
Spicy Sesame-Soy Dressing
Using an intensely flavored oil – like sesame oil – allows you to cut back on the amount normally called for in salad dressings.
Lower-Fat Salad Drizzle
Reduce the amount of oil in traditional vinaigrette by substituting a little fruit juice.
Fresh Garden Pesto
Pull out your best-quality extra-virgin olive oil and Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino Romano cheese to make this versatile pesto. Makes 2 cups.
Sweet-Tart Cherry Splash
When cherries are in season, whip up this quick salad dressing to enjoy over arugula, endive or field greens.
Spicy Onion Marmalade
With its bold flavor and texture, Spicy Onion Marmalade is a perfect topping for veggie burgers
Diablo Dipping Sauce
Every culture has its own condiments, which add personality and panache to food. Here’s a Latin-inspired sauce for grilled veggies or tofu.
Soothing Yogurt Mint Raita
Perfect for saucing grilled vegetables, especially eggplant, this minty sauce is cool and refreshing.
Apricot Sweet and Sour Sauce
Use the Apricot Sweet and Sour Sauce to accompany Chinese food, pork, and lamb or as a basting sauce for barbecued chicken.
Warm Ginger Peach Chutney
Try this warm fruit sauce over seafood, steamed rice or couscous. It’s also perfect as a topping for ice cream, pound cake or shortcakes.