Sunbutter Sauce

I am a firm believer in sauces, dressings, dips, and spreads.  They are super simple to put together, totally customizable to your tastes, and they can make a meal taste ten times better.  Many of my meals are planned around some type of sauce.  For me it’s kind of the best part of the meal!  This sauce came about because I had bought a jar of sunbutter (sunflower butter) and still had yet to really use it.  So I looked in my pantry/fridge and put this together.  I poured it over leftover brown rice noodles and vegetables I stir fried.  You can put it on whatever you want.  You can even eat it by itself, I won’t judge!

Sunbutter Sauce

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  • 1/3 cup sunbutter (or peanut butter, but I like the sunbutter better with this sauce)
  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil (don’t sub in olive oil, the flavor will be off)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced

This is going to be really simple.  Put all ingredients in a large measuring cup or bowl and whisk until fully combined.  Yup, that’s it.  If you like a thinner sauce you can use it right away, but it you want it a little thicker put it in the fridge for about an hour or so.  This tastes fantastic with noodles and shredded carrots.  I’ve also used it on stir fried green peppers, onions, zucchini, summer squash, and cabbage.  Like I said before, put it on anything your little heart desires and enjoy!