What could make any dish better? Drizzling it with savory, flavorful peanut sauce! It goes perfect on noodles, rolls, veggies – even pizza! Want to find out how? Check out these 15 amazing peanut sauce recipes on our Food Monster App!
1. Masoor Peanut Sauce Dal
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This Masoor Peanut Sauce Dal from Heavenly Vegan Dals and Curries by Rakhee Yadav has roots in Indonesia and also draws inspiration from a traditional yellow lentil recipe that comes from the state of Gujarat in India. One of the main elements in this dish is the peanut sauce. This recipe combines both the Indonesian element and Indian spices to make it delightfully textured and delicious and is a perfect example of the versatility of dals!
2. Fresh Spring Rolls With Peanut Sauce
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This is a perfect lunch for when you’re looking for something more on the lighter side. It fills you up without making you feel heavy. The best part is that these Fresh Spring Rolls With Peanut Sauce from Kennedy Kitchings are completely customizable to suit whatever you’re into!
3. Jalapeño Poppers With Peanut Sauce
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Jalapeño poppers are definitely a party favorite. There is something about the combination of spicy jalapeño, melty, gooey cheese, and an uber flavorful sauce that makes these little bites so satisfying. The addition of the sauce in these Jalapeño Poppers With Peanut Sauce by Anett Velsberg makes them truly something special!
4. Spicy Broccoli Salad With Peanut Sauce
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This Spicy Broccoli Salad With Peanut Sauce by Kristie Williams-Yowell will make even the most blasé broccoli eaters swoon. It has charred broccoli, gorgeous red (and slightly spicy Fresno chilis), crispy garlic chips, toasty peanuts, a fresh sprinkle of cilantro, and a divine spicy peanut dipping sauce. All the elements of this dish come together to make one out of this world plate of veggie deliciousness.
5. Soba Noodle Bowl With Peanut Sauce
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Bowls are the best, everybody knows that. This Soba Noodle Bowl With Peanut Sauce from Sonja Trurnit has some of your all-time favorite bowl additions; spicy baked tofu, crunchy spinach, fresh broccoli, and sweet cherry tomatoes. It almost assembles itself – tofu goes into the oven, broccoli and noodles are quickly cooked, the tomatoes are halved in no time, and the sauce is whipped up in less than two minutes.
6. Thai Noodle Salad With Peanut Sauce
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7. Sesame Tofu Skewers With Spicy Peanut Sauce
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These easy Sesame Tofu Skewers With Spicy Peanut Sauce from Philipp Ertl will be a hit at any backyard BBQ you bring them to. You can throw them on the grill or griddle pan and then enjoy with a spicy peanut butter dip. The grilled sesame compliments the subtle tofu perfectly and the spicy peanut dip gives the dish an extra kick of spice that makes these skewers a guaranteed favorite.
8. Veggie Summer Rolls With Spicy Garlic Peanut Sauce
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You can make these Veggie Summer Rolls With Spicy Garlic Peanut Sauce by Emily von Euw totally raw by leaving out the vermicelli and using collard greens or seaweed instead of rice paper. Otherwise, let’s get riced! There is something so satisfying about rice paper rolls filled with fresh herbs, vermicelli, greens, and veggies, paired with a creamy flavorful dipping sauce.
9. Green Beans and Potatoes in Creamy Peanut Sauce
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Thick, creamy, and full of flavor, these Green Beans and Potatoes in Creamy Peanut Sauce from Alenoosh Matakupan are incredible. The sauce is made from creamy peanut butter combined with sesame oil and sweet chili oil, then topped with chopped peanuts for extra crunch. The potatoes are soft and tender, the beans are tender-crisp, and the dish is perfect served over a bed of quinoa.
10. Super Veggie Peanut Sauce Stir Fry
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This Super Veggie Peanut Sauce Stir Fry with cauliflower rice from Gin Butters is fresh, fun, and satisfying. The delicious sauce is super easy to make and ties together the rainbow of vegetables in this dish perfectly. It’s also very healthy because it’s made from peanut flour as opposed to regular peanut butter. Yummy, guilt-free goodness!
11. Pad Thai With Tofu in Peanut Sauce
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This Pad Thai With Tofu in Peanut Sauce from Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is a plant-based and gluten-free comfort meal, creamy and delicious! Ready in just 15 minutes. If you’ve never cooked with rice noodles, or peanut sauce, or tofu, there is no need to be intimidated by this dish. It’s actually super easy, and the whole meal comes together in just about 15 minutes.
12. Thai Tofu Pizza With Peanut Sauce
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Fusion foods take amazing flavors and forms from two different cuisines and throw them together into one amazing meal. This Thai Tofu Pizza With Peanut Sauce from Crissy Cavanaugh is slathered with a flavorful peanut sauce, an abundance of vegetables and baked tofu. If using a pre-made crust, it takes just 20 minutes to throw together, making it the perfect weeknight dinner.
13. Seitan Satay With With Spicy Peanut Sauce
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This Seitan Satay With Spicy Peanut Sauce by Johanne Rosenthal is a delectable veganized version of chicken satay that far surpasses the stuff you would get out of a grubby paper delivery bag. The homemade seitan is smokey, moist, and delicious and the spicy peanut sauce is creamy and delicious – plus it doubles as a marinade for the seitan so there’s less work for you.
14. Lentil Ball Wraps With Spicy Peanut Sauce
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These Lentil Ball Wraps With Spicy Peanut Sauce from Tiana Haines make the perfect light lunch and will last you throughout the week. The lentil balls are elegantly spiced, tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside and the peanuts sauce gives them just the right amount of kick.
15. Fresh Rainbow Rolls With Miso Peanut Sauce
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This is a beautiful dish that believe it or not tastes even better than it looks! Dipped in the flavorful peanut sauce, you will not be able to get enough of these vibrant Fresh Rainbow Rolls With Miso Peanut Sauce from Heather Larson!
Loving these peanut sauce recipes? Check out these other saucy recipe ideas: How to Make These Classic Sauces Vegan and 10 Simple and Awesome Homemade Sauté Sauces! 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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