Buffalo Sauce (oil Free)

Oct 29, 2022 | Sauce | 0 comments

Buffalo Sauce (Oil Free)

This oil free buffalo sauce is very versatile! Use it as a dip for any breaded vegetables, mix it into the Mac N Cheeze Sauce for Buffalo Mac N Cheeze or just drizzle it over baked potatoes and vegetables! So delicious and healthier than the processed sauces!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Low Salt, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: buffalo sauce, Dipping Sauce, hot sauce, oil free, quick and easy, vegan buffalo sauce
Servings: 2 Cups
Author: Denise Balistrieri

Equipment

  • High Speed Blender

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Hot Sauce (See notes for reducing salt)
  • ½ Cup Vegetable Broth (to reduce sodium, use salt free)
  • Cup Cashews, raw/unsalted, soaked and drained) (See quick soak method and nut substitutions in notes)
  • ¼ Cup Vinegar, white
  • 1 tsp Garlic, granulated
  • 1 tsp Onion, granulated

Options

  • 1/2-1 tsp Smoked Paprika (for a smokey sauce!)
  • C Sunflower Seeds or Pepitas (to make it nut free)

Instructions

  • Follow the directions for quick soaking the cashews that can be found in the notes section.
  • While your cashews are soaking, add the remaining ingredients to your high speed blender.
  • After the cashews are soaked, drained, rinsed and drained again, add them to the blender.
  • Process the ingredients on high until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
  • This sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

Notes

***Quick soak method for cashews: Place cashews in a microwave safe glass measuring cup. Cover with water. Microwave on high for about 5 minutes. Be sure to watch it as it may boil over. Drain, rinse and drain again before use.
***Nut Free Options: Substitute raw unsalted pepitas or unsalted sunflower seeds in place of the cashews.
*** For low salt diets, check labels for sodium content.
The Sweet Baby Ray’s Buffalo Sauce contains 410 mg of sodium
Frank’s Hot Sauce contains no oil and 190 mg of sodium
Topato Hot Sauce contains no oil and contains 90 mg of sodium

This oil free buffalo sauce is very versatile! Use it as a dip for any breaded vegetables, mix it into the Mac N Cheeze Sauce for Buffalo Mac N Cheeze or just drizzle it over baked potatoes and vegetables! So delicious and healthier than the processed sauces!