Vegan Sauces You Should Have In Your Kitchen

Are you a strict vegan or just starting on your journey? Either way, the vegan world has a range of exciting food options, allowing you to experiment with your recipes.

One of the most essential additions to any meal is a good sauce. Besides giving an aesthetic appeal to your dish, sauces intensify the food’s flavor.

Here are some delicious vegan sauce options you can easily cook up at home in batches and store to use as you please:

  1. Vegan Buffalo Sauce

Buffalo sauce makes for a deliciously savory and spicy addition to your meals, especially if you want some toned-down heat than hot sauce.

It makes for a perfect addition to meals like a vegan burger or tofu nuggets with ingredients like white vinegar, vegan butter, paprika, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder, giving them a depth of flavor.

  1. Vegan Dijon Mustard Sauce

Who doesn’t love a nice potato salad? No matter the occasion or the time of the year, this salad is a true winner and what makes it so great is the tangy Dijon mustard sauce on it to take a simple salad to another level!

Since this mustard sauce is one of the two that is not vegan, you can use various ingredients to create its vegan alternative easily. These include yellow and brown mustard seeds, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, turmeric, and agave nectar.

  1. Enchilada Sauce

We all love enchiladas on occasion and your vegan diet shouldn’t change that. Instead of letting go of this Mexican goodness, create a vegan enchilada and add flavor to it with a vegan enchilada sauce.

Its ingredients like vegan butter, chili powder, cumin, garlic, cayenne, tomato paste, and vegetable broth create the perfectly delicious vegan version of the enchilada sauce that you won’t miss the original!

  1. Vegan Cream Cheese

Can you even imagine your refrigerator without cream cheese? Most of us can’t resist its sweet and tangy flavor combination.

This dressing uses non-dairy unsweetened yogurt, raw cashews, apple cider vinegar, and lemon juice to create the perfectly creamy sauce that will take your salad, nachos, or bagels to the next level!

  1. Vegan Steak Sauce

Looking for a delicious way to uplift your tofu, veggie burger, or roasted veggies to serve at your next dinner party? This perfect vegan steak sauce will do the job for you even in the absence of a steak. It has a creamy and smooth texture and a delightful, tangy flavor.

With ingredients like soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, tomato paste, maple syrup, garlic, and black pepper, you will find this sauce works with non-meaty dishes and works for people with various diets.

We’re sure this sauce will impress your guests and make your dinner party a total hit!

  1. Vegan Sour Cream

This rich and luscious cream is an absolute delight, especially if you want a nice garnish on your soups, a substitute in your cakes, or something to add to your Mexican dinner.

With cashews, tofu, lemon juice, and vinegar as the key ingredients, this cream will be the perfect touch to complete your meal.


Eating a vegan diet does not have to be limiting. If you use the right recipes and experiment with different ingredients you can easily achieve the flavors of non-vegan dishes. Add these sauces to your pantry and enjoy the difference it makes to your recipes.

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