Cashew sauce

Cashew sauce

This luscious cashew sauce makes even the most modest meals feel indulgent. Rich and deliciously creamy with a hint of cayenne! Oh, and it's ready in 5 minutes!

Cashew sauce

This luscious cashew sauce makes even the most modest meals feel indulgent. Rich and deliciously creamy with a hint of cayenne! Oh, and it's ready in 5 minutes!
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. (23 cup) 85 g (150 ml) cashew nuts
  • ¼ cup 60 ml water
  • ½ cup 120 ml light olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp salt
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch cayenne pepper
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Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Add the nuts to a blender or food processor along with the other sauce ingredients, except for the oil. Process until smooth.
  2. Add oil and puree a little more. If you want a lighter texture, add some more water or oil.

Tip

Need some inspiration for how to make the best use of the cashew sauce? Take a look at our Spicy fish with butter-fried tomatoes and be amazed!

Storing

You can store the cashew sauce up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator or freeze it for up to a couple of months.

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4 comments

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  2. Honeymay
    I might try this on zoodles as a side dish. We need more dairy free options in the recipes please.
    Reply: #3
  3. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I might try this on zoodles as a side dish. We need more dairy free options in the recipes please.

    That does sound like it would be good. Thank you for your request, I will share it with the recipe team. In the meantime, you may find these links helpful!
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/recipes/dairy-free
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto/recipes/meals/dairy-free
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/recipes/desserts/dairy-free

  4. Marianne
    What do you use this sauce with?
    Reply: #5
  5. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    What do you use this sauce with?

    Here's a great suggestion! https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/spicy-fish-with-butter-fried-tomat...

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