I’m going to let you in on the number one secret to impressing your family or friends at your next dinner party.
Where did you get this delicious sauce?
I made it myself!
A fantastic homemade sauce ties together a meal, appetizer, or dessert and I guarantee your guests will be asking for these sauce recipes.
So grab your grocery list and get ready to learn these simple homemade sauce recipe.
Tasty Sauce Recipes
Below you will find three recipes. One for an appetizer, one for an entree, and one for a dessert. These sauces are easy to make, prepare ahead of time, and store for leftovers.
1. Avocado Ranch
You will need to mix the following ingredients for this fresh, creamy sauce.
- 1/4 cup Sour cream
- 2 T Mayo
- 1 Avocado
- 1 tsp White vinegar
- 2 tsp Lemon juice
- 1 Garlic clove
- 1/2 tsp salt, pepper, parsley, dried dill, dried chives, dried onion
If you are trying to eat healthier, you can swap Greek yogurt for sour cream! And if you want to save some time, you can replace the seasoning elements with a premade ranch seasoning packet.
Also if you have a hard time picking the perfect avocado, you can look at this guide so that you ensure the best results for your avocado ranch dip.
My suggestions for this homemade sauce is to serve with veggies for dipping, as a salad dressing, or as a spread on crostini.
2. Yum Yum Sauce
Yum yum sauce can be put on anything – steak, chicken, seafood, vegetables, salad, and more!
The traditional yum yum sauce is a Japanese steak sauce that is often served at Hibachi restaurants but it can easily be made at home.
There are a few variations of the traditional yum yum sauce, but traditionally it is mayonnaise-based with different seasonings. You can adjust the amount of the spicy ingredients, like cayenne, if you want to punch up the heat or tone it down.
Check out this recipe for yum yum sauce and give it a try for yourself!
My favorite use for the yum yum sauce is over shrimp fried rice and s little extra on the side just in case!
3. ‘Mallow Sauce
This dessert sauce is just three ingredients.
- 1 16-oz container of sour cream
- 1 7-oz container of marshmallow fluff
- Fruit (blueberries, strawberries, kiwi, raspberries, etc.)
Drizzle this sauce over your favorite in-season fruit or dip the fruit right into it!
If you want to get fancy with it, you can put fruit on top of a small piece of angel food cake and then spoon over some of the ‘mallow sauce.
Ready, Set, Go Sauce
These homemade sauce recipes are simple but are guaranteed to liven up your dish. Test them out and see for yourself!
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