What’s the best way to add extra flavor to any recipe? Condiments! There’s such a wide variety of different types of condiments you can make, from sweet to spicy and everywhere in between, so you’ll never get bored when you use these 15 dairy-free condiment recipes from our Food Monster App!
1. Avocado Soy Mayo
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From Avocaderia by Alessandro Biggi, Francesco Brachetti and Alberto Gramigni, this Avocado Soy Mayo, which is lighter in texture and flavor than classic mayonnaise, can be used as a base for many different dressings. Make it your own by stirring in your favorite spices or herbs.
2. Easy Pesto
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This Easy Pesto from Jesse Lane Lee is a perfect pairing with pasta, roasted veggies, sandwiches, you name it – it goes well with everything! Make this vibrant and delicious sauce to add some extra flavor to any dish.
3. Roasted Garlic Caesar Dressing
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Ever want to create your own dressing? Heres a great place to start! This plant-based Roasted Garlic Caesar Dressing from Molly Patrick is an absolute delicious substitute to the store brand dressings out there.
4. Sugar-Free Cinnamon Cardamom Plum Jam
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Fresh plums are cooked with cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon bark to create an aromatic, richly colored Sugar-Free Cinnamon Cardamom Plum Jam from By Lilia Jankowska. No food coloring needed — the jam transforms into a rich, deep purple color as it cooks. This jam won’t last in your household, as you’ll want to eat it with toast each morning (and maybe grab a spoonful for dessert at the end of the day).
5. Tangy Chili Sauce
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The flavor medley in this Tangy Chili Sauce from By Iva Mrdjanov is tricky to describe with words. Think of an orchestra at the very climax of a symphony. All the instruments are playing with intensity but they still blend together in harmony. That’s what the tang, heat, sweetness, acidity, and smokiness are doing in this. Every note is loud, but complimenting the rest. “Tangy chili sauce” may be a slight understatement!
6. Life-Changing Cheese Sauce
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Sometimes all a recipe needs is to be smothered in cheese sauce. Baked potato? Put some cheese sauce on it. Roasted broccoli? Pretty much meant to be eaten with cheese sauce. This Life-Changing Cheese Sauce from Gin Butters is your new secret weapon in the kitchen. You won’t believe how authentically cheesy it tastes! And get this — it’s super easy!
7. Garlic Aioli
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Creamy and flavorful dipping sauces are a great complement to appetizers, side dishes and even entrees. This vegan Garlic Aioli recipe from Desiree Rodriguez is perfect for the person who is on the go and doesn’t have much time to make vegan mayonnaise from scratch.
8. Spicy Beet Ketchup
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This healthier take on your favorite all-purpose condiment uses cooked beets in place of tomatoes. This Spicy Beet Ketchup from Robin Runner is perfect with roasted veggies, especially sweet potatoes! Plus, it is the most gorgeous shade of purply pink.
9. Oil-Free Buffalo Tahini Dressing
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10. Trinidad Hot Pepper Sauce
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This is a Trinidad Hot Pepper Sauce from Nita Ragoonanan that will not only spice things up, but put flavor on your plate. It can be made from a variety of hot peppers, such as Scotch bonnet, Caribbean red, ghost peppers, and more! If you choose to make a small batch, lemon or lime juice can be substituted for vinegar.
11. Tahini Soy Sauce
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This Tahini Soy Sauce from HeeJee Lee is so creamy and delicious. It is multi-purpose so can be used with all your favorite recipes. Tahini, while still nutty and creamy, has a more subtle flavor than peanut butter, and therefore does not overwhelm the dish.
12. Green Apple and Jalapeño Sauce
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This Green Apple and Jalapeno Sauce from Smith and Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens To Be Vegan) is a bestseller and all around crowd pleaser! The tartness of green apple combined with the heat of jalapeño makes for a versatile sauce that adds a big punch of flavor to whatever you decide to pour it over. After trying it, you will be tempted to put it on everything. And hey, we’re not going to stop you.
13. Macadamia Mayonnaise
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Packed with the goodness of whole, raw macadamias, plus lemons, avocado, mustard and salt, and enough water to make this Macadamia Mayonnaise from Nikki Stokes smooth. Put it on salads, veggie burgers or steamed veggies, or use it in sandwiches, wraps, sushi or soups. It’s an incredibly versatile condiment to add to your recipe collection.
14. Tomato Jam
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15. Raw Purple Sriracha
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This spicy Raw Purple Sriracha from Anarki “Aj” Tjon Affo is made by combining cashews, chili peppers, and purple cabbage (don’t worry, you won’t taste it). It’s perfect for wherever you would add Sriracha, but it’s especially gorgeous on colorful salads.
Need more condiment recipes? Check out our 15 Condiments You Can Make at Home and our Condiment Archives! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.
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