Going vegan doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your favorite sauces that kick up the meals you love to eat. There are plenty of amazing options out there that taste no different (and often better) than the ones you’ve already enjoying. If you’re thinking about changing up your eating habits or maybe already live the vegan lifestyle and need some new sauce suggestions, check out what we’ve rounded up for you, with options that won’t break the bank and some more sophisticated tastes to kick up your next meal. You’ll wonder why you weren’t eating them already.
Eating vegan doesn’t mean you have to give up one of the most quintessential sauces the food world: hot sauce. This vegan hot sauce helps Brazilian farmers stave away poverty while also tasting amazing. It’s low-sodium, vegan, and gluten-free with no dyes, artificial flavors, or added sugar. It’s got delicious heat that only lingers for a moment and still lets you enjoy the food you’re eating without being totally overwhelmed.
Barbecue sauce is an important condiment to have on hand thanks to its versatility, delicious taste, and everything it can do to a meal. Unfortunately, it’s usually full of carbs and sugar, and isn’t vegan or anything like it. Luckily, this version of the sauce everyone knows and love offers sweet, spicy heat without any of the guilt.
Worcestershire sauce is one of the easiest ways to turn a typical dish into a unique one quickly, especially when it happens to involve veggies and proteins. This sauce removes the anchovies from the equation while still offering an authentic flavor that you’ll want to soak up. Rife with chili peppers, tamarind, sea salt, and natural ingredients, you’ll love the deep, umami flavor it imparts.
If you find yourself craving pad thai often but don’t have a good sauce to use, Watcharee’s vegan sauce can help you make the delicious dish without having to rely on non-vegan ingredients. This particular sauce is great on food other than pad thai as well, and can be enjoyed with barbecue and seafood as well. You get a hefty amount in this jar too, and it was created by a culinary artist trained in Thailand to ensure it features an authentic taste profile.