7 Wrap Sauce Ideas

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Wraps are tortilla’s filled with vegetables, meat, and enticing, mouthwatering sauces.

You can drizzle your wraps with avocado crema, tzatziki sauce , chipotle mayo, ranch, Caesar and more to fill your wraps with to make a savory or spicy wrap.

Wrap Sauce ideas

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki sauce is a thick, tangy sauce with a hint of dill and cucumber you can use to make Greek wraps.

Greek wraps are made by smearing tzatziki sauce over the tortilla.

Add cooked chicken or pork, diced tomatoes and cucumber, lettuce, diced red onions, and feta cheese on top of the tzatziki sauce.

Roll up the wrap to enjoy a savory Greek wrap.

Tzatziki sauce is made by straining Greek yogurt through a cheesecloth for about 2 hours to remove the liquid from the yogurt, leaving a thick base to make tzatziki sauce.

Olive oil, dill, grated cucumber, vinegar, salt, and minced garlic is added to the yogurt to create a creamy, dill and cucumber flavored sauce for wraps.

Wrap Sauce ideas

Chipotle Mayo

Chipotle mayo is a spicy, tangy sauce you can use for chipotle chicken wraps.

Chipotle chicken wraps are made by mixing together diced chicken, lettuce, diced tomatoes, and diced avocado and chipotle mayo until everything is coated in spicy chipotle sauce.

The mixture is placed in a tortilla and rolled up for a spicy chicken wrap.

spicy Wrap Sauce ideas

Chipotle mayo gets its spice from adding chipotle peppers in adobo sauce to mayo, along with a little lemon juice to give it its tangy flavor.

chipotle wrap sauce recipe ideas

Ranch Sauce

Ranch sauce is a tangy, creamy sauce that you can use for chicken bacon wraps.

Chicken bacon wraps are made with diced chicken, crispy bacon, lettuce, and diced tomatoes. Ranch sauce is drizzled on top of everything, and then it’s rolled up in a tortilla to create a savory wrap to enjoy.

Ranch sauce is made by mixing together mayo and sour cream to create the base of the sauce.

Chives, parsley, dill, garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper are added to the dipping sauce and mixed together.

Ranch sauce needs to be refrigerated for at least 30 minutes prior to using to let the herbs infuse into sauce.

Sriracha Mayo

Sriracha mayo is a spicy, tangy mayo based sauce that brings the heat to your wrap!

Sriracha mayo is made by adding fresh lemon juice, minced garlic, honey, and sriracha sauce to mayo.

Sriracha mayo goes well drizzled on top of shrimp wraps or tuna wraps.

Shrimp wraps are made by smearing sriracha mayo over a tortilla, and then placing cooked shrimp, shredded cabbage, and avocado slices on top. Drizzle with a bit more sauce, and enjoy this spicy shrimp wrap.

Tuna wraps are made by using sriracha mayo to coat the tuna pieces. Dices celery and onion are added to make the tuna salad part of the wrap.

To assemble the tuna wrap, place leaves of lettuce on top of a tortilla wrap. Add a bit of tuna salad on top of the lettuce. Top with slices of tomatoes and spinach leaves. Roll up the tuna wrap and enjoy!

spicy wrap sauce recipe ideas

Caesar Dressing

Caesar dressing is a lemon and garlic sauce you can use to make chicken Caesar wraps.

Caesar wraps are easy to make by combining diced chicken, parmesan cheese, croutons (optional), lettuce, and bacon (optional) together in a large bowl.

Add Caesar dressing to the bowl to coat everything in a creamy layer of dressing.

Place the mixture in a tortilla and wrap up and enjoy. You can heat up the chicken if desired to have a warm wrap.

sauces for wraps

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted garlic hummus is a thick chickpea sauce with hints of garlic, and spicy flavors.

Hummus can be used for tasty veggie wraps.

Veggie wraps can be made by smearing hummus over a tortilla.

Add slices of cucumber, tomatoes, avocados, yellow pepper, and carrots on top of the hummus.

Layer lettuce or spinach on top of the vegetables and drizzle with a bit of hot sauce to finish off the wrap.

Roll up the veggie wrap and enjoy!

Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado cream sauce is a sauce made out of avocados that is blended with yogurt and herbs to make a tangy, citrusy sauce for wraps.

Avocado cream sauce is made with thick plain yogurt which gives the crema a thick base.

The yogurt mixed with avocado makes the sauce creamy and full bodied. It has a strong lime flavor to the avocado crema that finishes the sauce off well.

Avocado cream sauce is made by combining plain yogurt, avocado, cilantro leaves, minced garlic, fresh lime juice, olive oil, and a little salt in a food processor. To keep the sauce full and thick, the mixture is only “pulsed” in the food processor until it combines.

Avocado cream sauce goes well over shrimp wraps.

avocado wrap sauce

9 Burrito Sauce Ideas

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Burritos are wraps filled with rice, vegetables, meat, and savory sauces for a filling family dinner.

You can fill burritos with creamy, spicy, or sweet sauces.

You can make avocado crema, cilantro lime sauce, chipotle lime crema, sriracha cream sauce and more to fill your burritos with.

Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado cream sauce is a sauce made out of avocados that is blended with yogurt and herbs to make a tangy, citrusy sauce for burritos.

Avocado cream sauce is made with thick plain yogurt which gives the crema a thick base.

The yogurt mixed with avocado makes the sauce creamy and full bodied. It has a strong lime flavor to the avocado crema that finishes the sauce off well.

Avocado cream sauce is made by combining plain yogurt, avocado, cilantro leaves, minced garlic, fresh lime juice, olive oil, and a little salt in a food processor. To keep the sauce full and thick, the mixture is only “pulsed” in the food processor until it combines.

Avocado cream sauce goes well over shrimp burritos.

Burrito Sauce ideas

Chipotle Lime Crema

Chipotle lime crema is a spicy, creamy sauce for burritos.

Chipotle lime cream is made by combining sour cream, chipotles in adobo sauce, fresh lime juice, lime zest, honey and salt and blending them together. You can thin out the sauce with a bit of water if desired.

Chipotle lime crema goes well with shrimp burritos.

chipotle Burrito Sauce ideas

Cilantro Lime Sauce

Cilantro lime sauce is a yogurt based sauce with a refreshing citrus taste.

Yogurt, fresh lime juice, lime zest, cilantro leaves, olive oil, salt and pepper is placed in a food processor and blended until smooth.

Cilantro lime sauce goes well with chicken burritos, or cauliflower burritos.

cilantro lime Burrito Sauce ideas

Sriracha Cream Sauce

Sriracha cream sauce is a spicy and sweet burrito sauce.

Sriracha and honey is added to a sour cream or Greek yogurt base.

Sriracha cream sauce is best used for Korean BBQ burritos.

Burrito Sauce recipe ideas

Jalapeno Ranch

Jalapeno ranch is a spicy, tangy sauce for burritos.

Jalapeno sauce is made by adding Greek yogurt, diced jalapenos, olive oil, cilantro leaves, lemon juice, garlic, onion powder, salt and dill to a blender, and processing until it’s smooth sauce.

Jalapeno ranch sauce works well for cauliflower burritos or shrimp burritos.

Burrito Sauce for shrimp burritos

Cilantro Lime Ranch

Cilantro lime ranch is a creamy sauce with a hint of garlic.

Cilantro lime ranch can be made using a sour cream base or a plain yogurt base.

Garlic powder and onion powder are added to the base of the sauce to create the tangy ranch flavoring.

Fresh lime juice, cilantro leaves, diced pickled jalapenos and brine, and salt are added the base of the sauce and mixed together until smooth.

Cilantro lime ranch goes well with chicken burritos.

Burrito Sauce for chicken burritos

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a spicy green salsa for burritos.

Salsa verde is made with roasted tomatillos. Tomatillos are green tomatoes that come in a paper husk which needs to be removed prior to roasting them.

Roasting tomatillos neutralizes the acidity of the tomatoes, making it a savory base as a salsa.

After the tomatillos are cooked, they are placed in a food processor with finely chopped onions, serrano pepper, fresh lime juice, cilantro and cumin.

Once the salsa has been “pulsed” until the tomatoes are broken up, it’s ready to serve.

Salsa verde is a tangy, spicy salsa you can use on vegan burritos, or chicken burritos.

Burrito Sauce for chicken burritos

Tomato Salsa

Tomato salsa is a juicy, chunky salsa that has a little bite to it.

Salsa adds a ton of flavor to burritos.

Tomato salsa is made by adding whole canned tomatoes, and a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (Rotel tomatoes work well) as the base of the salsa.

Finely chopped jalapeno with the seeds removed are added to the salsa, as well as some diced onions.

A few herbs like garlic and cumin are added, and then the salsa can be “pulsed” only in a food processor. Don’t overmix the salsa until it becomes a mush.

Pulse the salsa 7-10 times to get it just perfectly chunky.

Tomato salsa goes well with ground beef, black bean and corn burritos.

Burrito Sauce for beef burritos

Guacamole

Guacamole is a chunky sauce made with mashed avocados.

Guacamole is made by adding diced tomatoes, tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and a pinch of garlic salt to mashed avocado.

Guacamole goes well with black bean burritos, or chicken burritos.

Burrito Sauce for chicken burritos

11 Taco Sauce Ideas

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Tacos are favorite family dinner that can be paired with creamy, savory, or sweet sauces depending on the taco meat or vegetables you choose.

You can make avocado crema, cilantro lime sauce, chipotle crema, sriracha cream sauce, pineapple salsa for your next taco dinner!

Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

Avocado cream sauce is a sauce made out of avocados that is blended with yogurt and herbs to make a tangy, citrusy sauce for tacos.

Avocado cream sauce is made with thick plain yogurt which gives the crema a thick base.

The yogurt mixed with avocado makes the sauce creamy and full bodied. It has a strong lime flavor to the avocado crema that finishes the sauce off well.

Avocado cream sauce is made by combining plain yogurt, avocado, cilantro leaves, minced garlic, fresh lime juice, olive oil, and a little salt in a food processor. To keep the sauce full and thick, the mixture is only “pulsed” in the food processor until it combines.

You can use avocado cream sauce and spoon it onto the tacos, or you can use it to coat a mixture of coleslaw, and place that inside your taco.

Avocado cream sauce goes well over shrimp tacos.

Taco Sauce recipes

Chipotle Lime Crema

Chipotle lime crema is a spicy, creamy sauce for tacos.

Chipotle lime cream is made by combining sour cream, chipotles in adobo sauce, fresh lime juice, lime zest, honey and salt and blending them together. You can thin out the sauce with a bit of water if desired.

Chipotle lime crema goes well with fish tacos, cauliflower tacos, or chicken tacos.

spicy Taco Sauce ideas

Cilantro Lime Sauce

Cilantro lime sauce is a yogurt based sauce with a refreshing citrus taste.

Yogurt, fresh lime juice, lime zest, cilantro leaves, olive oil, salt and pepper is placed in a food processor and blended until smooth.

Cilantro lime sauce goes well with chicken tacos, or cauliflower tacos.

Taco Sauce ideas

Jalapeno Sauce

Jalapeno sauce is a spicy sauce for tacos.

Jalapeno sauce is made by adding mayo, sour cream, diced jalapenos, cilantro leaves, tomatillo salsa, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to a blender, and blending until smooth.

Jalapeno sauce works well for pork tacos or steak tacos.

taco sauce ideas for steak tacos

Fish Taco Sauce

Fish taco sauce is a spiced mayo and sour cream based sauce.

Sour cream, mayo, and lime juice are mixed together to make the sauce a medium thickness.

Cumin, coriander, dill, oregano, chipotle chili powder, capers, diced jalapeno, and cilantro leaves are added to the base of the sauce and mixed together.

Fish taco sauce has a creamy tangy flavor, with a hint of spicy chipotle.

taco sauce ideas for fish tacos

Sriracha Cream Sauce

Sriracha cream sauce is a spicy and sweet taco sauce.

Sriracha and honey is added to a sour cream or Greek yogurt base.

Sriracha cream sauce is best used for shrimp tacos.

spicy Taco Sauce ideas

Cilantro Lime Ranch

Cilantro lime ranch is a creamy sauce with a hint of garlic.

Cilantro lime ranch can be made using a sour cream base or a plain yogurt base.

Garlic powder and onion powder are added to the base of the sauce to create the tangy ranch flavoring.

Fresh lime juice, cilantro leaves, diced pickled jalapenos and brine, and salt are added the base of the sauce and mixed together until smooth.

Cilantro lime ranch goes well with chipotle chicken tacos.

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a spicy green salsa for tacos.

Salsa verde is made with roasted tomatillos. Tomatillos are green tomatoes that come in a paper husk which needs to be removed prior to roasting them.

Roasting tomatillos neutralizes the acidity of the tomatoes, making it a savory base as a salsa.

After the tomatillos are cooked, they are placed in a food processor with finely chopped onions, serrano pepper, fresh lime juice, cilantro and cumin.

Once the salsa has been “pulsed” until the tomatoes are broken up, it’s ready to serve.

Salsa verde is a tangy, spicy salsa for tacos.

Tomato Salsa

Tomato salsa is a juicy, chunky salsa that has a little bite to it.

Salsa adds a ton of flavor and compliments tacos well as a topping.

Salsa can be paired with guacamole well for serving on top of steak tacos.

Tomato salsa is made by adding whole canned tomatoes, and a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (Rotel tomatoes work well) as the base of the salsa.

Finely chopped jalapeno with the seeds removed are added to the salsa, as well as some diced onions.

A few herbs like garlic and cumin are added, and then the salsa can be “pulsed” only in a food processor. Don’t overmix the salsa until it becomes a mush.

Pulse the salsa 7-10 times to get it just perfectly chunky.

taco sauce salsa ideas

Guacamole

Guacamole is a chunky sauce made with mashed avocados.

Guacamole is made by adding diced tomatoes, tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and a pinch of garlic salt to mashed avocado.

avocado taco sauce ideas

Pineapple Watermelon Mango Salsa

Pineapple watermelon mango salsa is a refreshing fruit based salsa.

Watermelon mango salsa is made by hand, by chopping up watermelon, mango, and pineapple into small cubed pieces.

Finely chopped jalapeno gives this salsa a hint of spice. Red pepper and red onion finish off this acidic, mild salsa.

Pineapple watermelon mango salsa goes well with pork tacos or steak tacos.

taco sauce salsa ideas

6 Steak Taco Toppings

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Steak tacos are the perfect summertime dinner.

You can serve lots of different toppings with steak tacos, but some foods go better with steak than others.

Acidic foods like pineapple help to tenderize steak, making them one of the best foods to serve with steak tacos.

Pineapple Watermelon Mango Salsa

Pineapple watermelon mango salsa is a fruit based salsa that pairs well with steak tacos.

Steak tacos go well with pineapple, as it adds a refreshing acidic flavor to the tacos.

Watermelon mango salsa is made by hand, by chopping up watermelon, mango, and pineapple into small cubed pieces.

Finely chopped jalapeno gives this salsa a hint of spice. Red pepper and red onion finish off this acidic, mild salsa.

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw is an acidic coleslaw made with lime juice, and rice vinegar to give its tangy, citrusy flavor.

The coleslaw with cilantro lime vinaigrette goes nicely with the steak giving it a hint of lime flavor.

It’s not too overpowering and leaves you with a fresh taste in your mouth.

Steak Taco Toppings

Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado cream sauce is a sauce made out of avocados that is blended with yogurt and herbs to make a tangy, citrusy sauce for tacos.

It has a strong lime flavor to the avocado crema that finishes the sauce off well. You can also cover coleslaw with avocado cream sauce to make a creamy avocado coleslaw for tacos.

Steak Taco Toppings

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a spicy green salsa that goes well as a steak taco topping.

Salsa verde is made with roasted tomatillos. Tomatillos are green tomatoes that come in a paper husk which needs to be removed prior to roasting them.

Roasting tomatillos neutralizes the acidity of the tomatoes, making it a savory base as a salsa.

After the tomatillos are cooked, they are placed in a food processor with finely chopped onions, serrano pepper, fresh lime juice, cilantro and cumin.

Once the salsa has been “pulsed” until the tomatoes are broken up, it’s ready to serve.

Salsa verge is a tangy, spicy salsa for steak tacos.

Tomato Salsa

Tomato salsa is a juicy, chunky salsa that has a little bite to it.

Salsa adds a ton of flavor and compliments tacos well as a topping.

Salsa can be paired with guacamole well for serving on top of steak tacos.

Tomato salsa is made by adding whole canned tomatoes, and a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (Rotel tomatoes work well) as the base of the salsa.

Finely chopped jalapeno with the seeds removed are added to the salsa, as well as some diced onions.

A few herbs like garlic and cumin are added, and then the salsa can be “pulsed” only in a food processor. Don’t overmix the salsa until it becomes a mush.

Pulse the salsa 7-10 times to get it just perfectly chunky.

Steak Taco Toppings

Guacamole

Guacamole is a chunky sauce made with mashed avocados.

Guacamole is made by adding diced tomatoes, tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and a pinch of garlic salt to mashed avocado.

Guacamole pairs well with salsa for steak tacos.

9 Dipping Sauces for Roasted Cauliflower

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The most popular dipping sauces for roasted cauliflower are ranch dip and blue cheese dressing.

Cauliflower bites are coated with buffalo sauce or BBQ sauce, which makes them have a spicy or sweet flavored base to them.

You can pair your roasted cauliflower with your favorite dipping sauce including savory garlic aioli, avocado cilantro lime sauce, honey mustard sauce, curry lime aioli, or jalapeno aioli.

Garlic Aioli

Garlic aioli is the most classic flavor of aioli you can make. Garlic aioli is made by adding fresh minced garlic, lemon, pepper, and salt to your aioli base.

Dipping Sauces for Roasted Cauliflower

Vegan Ranch Dip

Vegan ranch dip is made with a coconut yogurt base, with apple cider vinegar, dill, onion powder, and paprika. It has a hint of coconut flavor, and finishes with a bit of spice from the paprika.

Vegan ranch dip is a thick, tangy sauce for cauliflower bites. 

Avocado Cilantro Lime Sauce

Avocado cilantro lime sauce is made by blending avocado, fresh cilantro leaves, fresh lime juice, minced garlic, sea salt, and olive oil together. 

It’s a thick, creamy, tangy sauce that goes well with roasted cauliflower bites.

Curry Lime Aioli

Curry lime aioli is made by adding fresh lime juice, minced garlic, and curry powder to an aioli base.

Curry Lime Aioli has an earthy, citrusy flavor that is one of the most flavorful sauces for dipping cauliflower bites into.

Garlic Herb Sauce

Garlic herb sauce is made with a yogurt base. 

Fresh parsley, rosemary, and oregano are added to the yogurt to add an earthy taste to it. 

Add a splash of fresh lemon juice and minced garlic to finish off this creamy garlic sauce for your cauliflower bites.

Dipping Sauces for Roasted Cauliflower bite appetizer

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Homemade ranch dressing is made with a mayonnaise and buttermilk base.

Dill, honey, and dijon are added to the mayonnaise mixture to give it the tangy, creamy ranch flavoring

Honey Mustard Sauce

Honey mustard sauce is a sweet and tangy sauce for dipping roasted cauliflower into. 

Honey mustard sauce is made by adding honey, Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, and garlic powder to mayonnaise. 

Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Jalapeño Aioli

Jalapeño aioli is made by adding minced garlic, pickled jalapeños, and a freshly chopped jalapeño to an aioli base.

You can also flavor your jalapeño aioli with fresh cilantro leaves and fresh lime juice if desired.

Garlic Blue Cheese Dip

Garlic blue cheese dip is made by adding crumbled blue cheese to a mayonnaise and sour cream base. 

Fresh chives, parsley, and minced garlic are added to create the earthy garlic tones to the dip. 

Garlic blue cheese dip is thinned out with a bit of milk, until it’s creamy and smooth. 

Garlic blue cheese dip is a unique flavor for dipping roasted cauliflower into.

14 Aioli Flavors

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Aioli can be flavored using your favorite savory or citrusy foods like minced garlic, fresh lime juice, or chipotle peppers.

You can use flavored aioli as a dipping sauce, condiment or meat sauce.

Garlic Aioli

Garlic aioli is the most classic flavor of aioli you can make. Garlic aioli is made by adding fresh minced garlic, lemon, pepper, and salt to your aioli base.

Garlic aioli can be used for:

  • dipping fries
  • sauce for burgers
  • dipping sauce for quesadillas
  • dipping sauce for zucchini bites or cauliflower bites
  • dipping sauce for chicken tenders
  • dipping sauce for crab cakes
  • sauce for seared salmon
  • sauce for salmon burgers
  • sauce for tacos
Aioli Flavors

Spicy Aioli

Spicy aioli is packed with a ton of hot flavor. Spicy aioli is made by adding hot sauce and chili powder to an aioli base.

Spicy aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for fries
  • dipping sauce for wings
  • dipping sauce for crab cakes
  • sauce for burgers
  • dipping sauce for raw vegetables

Chipotle Aioli

Chipotle aioli is a spicy flavored sauce. Chipotle aioli is made by adding chipotle peppers, onion powder, cumin, salt and pepper, and minced garlic to aioli base.

Chipotle aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for fries
  • dipping sauce for chicken strips
  • sauce for burgers
  • sauce for tacos
  • dipping sauce for raw vegetables
  • sauce for roasted vegetables
  • dipping sauce for wings

Cilantro Lime Aioli

Cilantro lime aioli is a refreshing, earthy, citrus flavored sauce. Cilantro lime aioli is made by adding fresh cilantro leaves, fresh lime juice, and minced garlic to an aioli base.

Cilantro Lime Aioli can be used for:

  • sauce for shrimp tacos
  • sauce for quesadillas
  • dipping sauce for sweet potato fries
  • sauce for sandwiches
  • sauce for burgers
  • sauce for grilled fish or chicken
Aioli Flavors

Curry Lime Aioli

Curry lime aioli is made by adding fresh lime juice, minced garlic, and curry powder to an aioli base.

Curry Lime Aioli can be used for:

Basil Aioli

Basil aioli has a refreshing earthy and garlic flavor to it. Basil aioli is made by adding fresh basil leaves and minced garlic to an aioli base.

Basil Aioli can be used for:

  • sauce for roasted vegetables
  • dipping sauce for chicken strips
  • dipping sauce for fries
  • dipping sauce for zucchini bites

Ranch Aioli

Ranch aioli has a creamy onion and garlic flavor to it. Ranch aioli is made by adding dried herbs (parsley, minced onion, dill, chives, sea salt), and fresh minced garlic to an aioli base.

You can also flavor your ranch aioli to make avocado ranch aioli.

Ranch Aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for salmon cakes or crab cakes
  • dipping sauce for wings
  • dipping sauce for quesadillas
  • dipping sauce for cauliflower bites

Cajun Garlic Aioli

Cajun garlic aioli is a spicy, garlic flavored aioli. Cajun garlic aioli is made by adding fresh minced garlic, horseradish, cayenne pepper, tarragon, and creole mustard to an aioli base.

Cajun Garlic Aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for fries
  • sauce for chicken sandwich
  • dipping sauce for onion rings
  • sauce for roasted potatoes
  • dipping sauce for wings
  • dipping sauce for crab cakes
  • sauce for Brussel sprouts
  • sauce for tacos

Rosemary Garlic Aioli

Rosemary garlic aioli is an earthy, garlic flavored sauce. Rosemary garlic aioli is made by adding fresh chopped rosemary, minced garlic, and balsamic vinegar to an aioli base.

Rosemary Garlic Aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for meat balls
  • dipping sauce for raw vegetables
  • sauce for burgers

Miso Aioli

Miso aioli is a Japanese style aioli. Miso aioli is made by adding miso paste to an aioli base.

Miso Aioli can be used for:

Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Roasted red pepper aioli is made by blending together roasted red peppers, freshly ground black pepper, minced garlic, sea salt, and fresh parsley to an aioli base.

Roasted Red Pepper Aioli can be used for:

  • sauce for salmon
  • dipping sauce for crab cakes
  • dipping sauce for raw vegetables
  • dipping sauce for pork rinds

Sriracha Lime Aioli

Sriracha lime aioli is a spicy citrus flavored aioli. Sriracha lime aioli is made by adding sriracha sauce, fresh lime juice, and grated garlic to an aioli base.

Sriracha Lime Aioli can be used for:

  • dipping sauce for fries
  • sauce for burgers

Jalapeño Aioli

Jalapeño aioli is made by adding minced garlic, pickled jalapeños, and a freshly chopped jalapeño to an aioli base.

You can also flavor your jalapeño aioli with fresh cilantro leaves and fresh lime juice if desired.

Jalapeño Aioli can be used for:

  • sauce for burgers
  • sauce for tacos
  • dipping sauce for wings
  • dipping sauce for cauliflower bites
  • sauce for roasted vegetables

Mango Aioli

Mango aioli has a burst of fruit flavor. Mango aioli is made by blending freshly chopped mango with the base of an aioli.

Mango Aioli can be used for:

11 Ways to Use Aioli

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Aioli is a specialty sauce that can be used as a dipping sauce, condiment, or meat sauce.

You can use aioli for dipping cauliflower bites, fries, chicken strips, drizzled over tacos or quesadillas, and as a sauce for burgers or salmon.

Fries

Aioli is a thin dipping sauce for fries that coats the fry effortlessly. You can flavor aioli for French fries, or sweet potato fries.

Fries go well with garlic aioli, sriracha aioli, chipotle aioli, or spicy aioli.

ways to use aioli

Burgers

Burger buns are meant to be coated with aioli sauce to give the burger delicious savory flavor.

You can flavor aioli for your burgers with garlic aioli, jalapeno aioli, avocado aioli, tequila aioli, chipotle aioli, or sriracha aioli.

Quesadilla

Quesadillas can be made with aioli both for dipping sauce, and for mixing with the meat.

After you’ve cooked the meat for the quesadilla, toss it with the aioli sauce until it’s completely covered.

Make your quesadilla with your vegetables, meat and cheese.

Serve your quesadilla with a side of your specialty aioli for dipping sauce.

Aioli Uses

Wings

Wings can be dipped into spicy aioli’s like chipotle aioli. If you’re looking to tone down the heat on your wings you can go for a ranch aioli dipping sauce.

Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower bites are usually flavored with a spiced mixture to turn up the heat. Cauliflower doesn’t have a ton of flavor, so you need to add it in by coating your cauliflower with hot sauce or spices.

Cauliflower bites go well with curry lime aioli, garlic aioli or ranch aioli.

Aioli Uses

Zucchini Bites

Crisp zucchini bites are best paired with garlic aioli or basil for a delicious dipping sauce.

Zucchini bites on their own don’t have a ton of flavor, therefore they need to be paired with a flavorful aioli to enjoy it as a savory appetizer.

Meat Balls

Meat balls are delectable all on their own. You can add a dipping sauce like aioli for meat balls to match the flavors of your meat ball.

Asian pork meat balls are flavored with ginger, sesame oil, and soy sauce. Therefore it’s paired with a miso aioli to match the flavor combination together.

Chicken Strips

Chicken strips are paired with a dipping sauce to add a tangy flavor to the chicken. Chicken is a fairy neutral flavor that needs to be paired with a flavorful sauce when making chicken strips.

Chicken strips go well with basil aioli, lemon aioli, chipotle aioli, or garlic aioli.

Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are a delicacy food that are served in upscale restaurants.

Crab cakes are usually served with a garlic or lemon dipping sauce since these flavors go well with crab.

Crab cakes go well with lemon garlic aioli, roasted red pepper aioli,

Salmon

Salmon has a rich, oil flavor with a soft texture. Salmon can be cooked and served with aioli as a sauce that covers the salmon. Aioli adds a ton of flavor to salmon.

Salmon can also be cooked and served as the meat in a burger.

Salmon burgers are known for being paired with lemon garlic aioli due to its complimenting flavors.

Aioli is substituted for mayo when making a salmon burger.

Tacos

Tacos can be made with a ton of different sauces to add a variety of flavors.

You can add aioli sauce to coat your meat after you’ve cooked it, and then add it to your tacos.

Another option is to make your tacos, and then add aioli as a sauce for your tacos.

Drizzle the aioli on last for tacos.

Tacos go well with garlic aioli, lime cilantro aioli, and chipotle aioli.

You can flavor your aioli with tequila, garlic, miso, sriracha, rosemary, chipotle, lime, lemon, or curry to compliment the flavor of the food your pairing with your aioli.

Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

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Avocado cream sauce is a sauce made out of avocados that is blended with yogurt and herbs to make a tangy, citrusy sauce for tacos.

Avocado crema sauce can be a replacement sauce for salsa. It acts to bring together the meat and vegetables in the taco to melt the flavors together.

Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

What is avocado cream sauce made of

Avocado cream sauce is made with thick plain yogurt which gives the crema a thick base.

The yogurt mixed with avocado makes the sauce creamy and full bodied. It has a strong lime flavor to the avocado crema that finishes the sauce off well.

Can you make avocado crema spicy

If you’re looking for a taco avocado sauce that has bit more spice to it, you can add a jalapeno with the seeds removed. Jalapeno can add a punch to the sauce that some people crave in tacos!

What can you add avocado cream sauce to

Avocado cream sauce can be added to:

  • shrimp tacos
  • pulled pork tacos
  • chicken tacos
  • vegetarian tacos
  • coleslaw
Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

You can add your avocado crema sauce to coleslaw for your tacos.

Mix a couple of spoonful’s of avocado cream sauce and some red and green slices of cabbage.

Add this to your taco for the base, then add any meat on top of the coleslaw. Top with a bit more avocado cream sauce and your taco is ready to serve.

Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

Avocado Cream Sauce for Tacos

How to make avocado cream sauce for tacos
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: condiment
Keyword: sauce
Yield: 1 cup

Equipment

  • Food processor

Materials

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt 5-10% fat content or Greek
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Cut avocado in half. Remove the pit and scoop out the insides of the avocado. Place the insides of the avocado in a food processor.
  • Add cilantro, garlic, lime juice, yogurt, olive oil, and salt to the food processor.
  • Pulse only for 1 second at a time. Pulse until the avocado cream sauce comes together. It should take about 8-12 pulses before the avocado crema is ready.
  • Add avocado cream sauce to your tacos as a sauce. Alternatively, this avocado crema can be added to coleslaw (red and green cabbage slices) to create an avocado creamy coleslaw for tacos.

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros

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A Gyro is a pita wrap made with meat (chicken, lamb, beef, or pork), vegetables (lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions) and sauce (tzatziki, hummus).

In Greece, they actually place French fries inside of their gyros which gives the pita a full flavoring of salt and potatoes.

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros

What is Tzatziki Sauce made of

Tzatziki Sauce is made of strained plain yogurt, cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil and herbs, such as mint or dill. The tzatziki sauce base of plain yogurt is strained by using a cheese cloth.

What is a cheese cloth

A cheese cloth is a crisscross light fabric that is use to strain liquid out of food. The liquid is able to pass through the small holes in the cheese cloth, leaving the food in the cheese cloth. Typically a bowl is place underneath the cheesecloth to gather the liquid that falls through.

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros

Where to buy cheese cloth

You can find cheese cloth in your local grocery store.

You can try near the salmon (tartar sauce), baking aisle, or cooking utensils to find the cheese cloth. It’s not generally in any specific aisle, so it’s best to ask your grocery store clerk where you can find it.

You will get a large amount of cheese cloth that will be folded up in a plastic packaging.

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros

Can you reuse cheese cloth

You can reuse cheesecloth by washing it with hot water and baking soda. However, there is still a risk of leftover food in the cheese cloth. It is recommended to use a fresh piece of cheese cloth for each time you use it.

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros

Step by step guide how to make tzatziki sauce for gyros
Prep Time10 mins
Straining Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: condiment
Keyword: dip
Yield: 1.5 cups

Equipment

  • cheese cloth
  • strainer or sifter

Materials

  • 2 cups plain yogurt 5% fat (high fat content)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber grated
  • 4-5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tbsp mint fresh, chopped

Instructions

  • Take your cheese cloth and fold a few times to have it about 4 layers in thickness. You'll need the size of the folded cheese cloth to be about 12"x12".
  • Place the cheese cloth centered in your strainer or sifter. Add yogurt to the cheese cloth. Tie the cheese cloth with an elastic band to have the yogurt fully enclose. Place a small bowl underneath the sifter or strainer to catch the drippings. Place the straining yogurt in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Remove the yogurt from the fridge and place in a small bowl.
  • Using your cheese cloth, place the cucumber inside. Squeeze the water out of the cucumber. Place your cucumber in the bowl with the yogurt.
  • Add olive oil, mint, dill, garlic, salt, and vinegar to the yogurt bowl. Mix well until fully combined.
  • Taste test your tzatziki sauce, you might need more garlic, mint or dill to finish off the tzatziki sauce to your liking.
  • Store the tzatziki sauce in the fridge for up to 3 days.

San Marzano Pizza Sauce Recipe

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San Marzano pizza sauce is a rich and lush pizza sauce that will become your go-to recipe.

Make sure you taste test your pizza sauce throughout the cooking process so you can make adjustments as needed to your liking.

San Marzano pizza sauce recipe

Why use San Marzano tomatoes for pizza sauce

San Marzano tomatoes are used for making pizza sauce because of their sweet and rich flavor.

San Marzano tomatoes are less acidic than Roma tomatoes, and have a more powerful flavor.

Pizza sauce is a little on the sweeter side, therefore using San Marzano tomatoes is the preferred tomato for making pizza sauce.

If you were to make pizza sauce with Plum or Roma tomatoes, you would have to add more sugar or add butter to the pizza sauce to balance out the acidity.

Why use San Marzano tomatoes for pizza sauce

Should you drain San Marzano tomatoes

Yes, you should drain off the tomato juices of San Marzano tomatoes for your recipe.

Draining off the juices will make the pizza sauce more thick, and you can always add a little of the drippings if it’s too thick for your liking.

You have more control over the pizza sauce consistency by draining the San Marzano tomatoes.

Should you drain San Marzano tomatoes

Can you freeze San Marzano Pizza Sauce

You can freeze San Marzano Pizza Sauce in an airtight container for up to 1 month in the freezer. To thaw the San Marzano Pizza Sauce, place it in the refrigerator for 24 hours before you’re wanting to use it.

Can you freeze San Marzano Pizza Sauce

How to make San Marzano pizza sauce spicy

To make San Marzano pizza sauce spicy, add more pepper and red pepper flakes to the sauce.

You can add 1/8 tsp of pepper, and 1/4 tsp of red pepper flakes and then adjust as necessary.

You can also add more basil, as its peppery flavor will make the pizza sauce more spicy.

Add another 1-2 tbsp of fresh strips of basil to the pizza sauce and adjust to your liking.

ow to make San Marzano pizza sauce spicy

How can you modify the San Marzano pizza sauce recipe

  1. Add 1 onion cut in half to the pizza sauce right before it starts the 30 minute cook time. Remove the onions at the end of the cooking process to have more of a creamy onion flavor to your pizza sauce.
  2. Eliminate fresh basil from the pizza sauce to have a sweeter pizza sauce.
  3. Add 1-2 tsp of Italian seasoning to the pizza sauce to add a little more flavoring.

San Marzano Pizza Sauce Recipe

How to make pizza sauce using San Marzano tomatoes
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: condiment
Keyword: sauce
Yield: 2 large pizzas

Materials

  • 1 28 ounce San Marzano Tomatoes canned
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp sugar granulated
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp basil fresh, cut into strips

Instructions

  • Place a strainer over a medium bowl. Pour the tomatoes into the strainer. Add a little salt to the top of the tomatoes. Let sit for 20 minutes until most of the juices have been removed. Straining the juices out of the San Marzano canned tomatoes will make the pizza sauce nice and thick.
    San Marzano tomatoes for pizza sauce
  • Place the tomatoes in a medium bowl. Use a potato masher or pastry blender to break up the tomatoes a little before cooking them.
    crushing san marzano tomatoes for pizza sauce
  • In a medium frying pan over low- medium heat, place olive oil, garlic and oregano and cook until fragrant. It should take a couple of minutes to cook, then add the red pepper flakes at the end.
  • Add your strained San Marzano tomatoes to the frying pan. Gently mash them to make them a little smaller. Mix the infused oil into the tomatoes to create an herbed pizza sauce.
  • Add sugar, salt, and pepper to the pizza sauce.
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  • Cook the pizza sauce for 30 minutes over low heat to let it simmer. Stir the San Marzano pizza sauce every couple of minutes.
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  • Add fresh cut strips of basil to the pizza sauce and cook for another 5-10 minutes.
    san marzano pizza sauce with basil
  • San Marzano pizza sauce is ready to use. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Store in the freezer in an airtight container for up to 1 month.
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how to make San Marzano pizza sauce

How to make Margherita Pizza with San Marzano Pizza Sauce

  1. Roll out your pizza dough to fit your round pizza pan.
  2. Spread San Marzano pizza sauce over your pizza dough.
  3. Using a pastry brush, brush extra virgin olive oil over the edges of the crust that do not have pizza sauce on it. Only on the outer ring of pizza dough. (optional)
  4. Cut 8 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese. Arrange the cheese sparingly, not overlapping, on the pizza sauce.
  5. Bake the pizza at 500 degrees F for 12 minutes, or until cheese looks like its browning.
  6. Remove the pizza from the oven and arrange 8-10 fresh basil leaves on the margherita pizza.
  7. Serve immediately.
  8. Store in the fridge for 3-4 days.
How to make Margherita Pizza with San Marzano Pizza Sauce