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20 Easy Oil-Free Vegan Sauces

These simple Vegan Sauces are a perfect way to take bland meals to a whole new level. Whether you’re looking for creamy, cheesy, peanutty, sweet, or tangy, we’ve got it all covered here.

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Best of all, these sauces are completely oil-free and lower in fat than their traditional counterparts because we are using only wholesome ingredients.

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Dishes that could use some vegan sauces

Whether you’re looking for a peanut dipping sauce for deliciously colorful Spring Rolls or wraps or possibly a creamy alfredo sauce for pasta, you’ll find everything needed in this list.

There are even plenty of stir-fry sauces included for those Stir-Fry Recipes that the family loves so much.

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Cheese sauces

Nothing says warm and creamy like vegan cheese sauces, so I have added a few of my favorites to this list with flavors like cheddar, nacho, and even sweet potato cheese.

Want to turn those meals into masterpieces? Whether it’s basic rice, rice bowls, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, or anything else, we’ve got a vegan sauce for that!

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Easy Vegan Sauces

We've got alfredo sauce, bbq sauce, peanut sauce, stir fry sauce, and every kind of sauce you could need in this list.

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Friday 19th of March 2021

Thank you for this compilation of sauce recipes - this is the biggest issue for me in the whole plant food lifestyle. Having them all here in one spot will make meal prep easier. Thank you so much! I appreciate all the ingredient information you give on your blog as well.

Terri Edwards

Friday 19th of March 2021

Hi Olwyn- Sauces are really important in my kitchen too. They add so much flavor and are very versatile. I'm glad you're finding this list helpful.