It’s all about the sauce! You’ll find the best recipes for vegan sauces, vegan dressings, and vegan dips from Veggie Fun Kitchen. Most sauces and dressings are already vegetarian. It’s easy enough to veganize your favorite sauce recipes by replacing the dairy and eggs to make them 100% vegan. Read more to see if your favorite vegan dip, dressing, or sauce recipe is listed below.
Vegan sauces for vegetables, vegan egg dishes, sandwiches and more
Creamy Spicy Peanut Sauce with Coconut Milk
Spicy peanut sauce is made extra creamy with coconut milk and flavorful with chili peppers, garlic, ginger and lime juice. Perfect as a dip for spring rolls, or veggies. Drizzle on baked tofu or your favorite Asian-inspired plant bowl.
Vegan Tzatziki Sauce
Creamy vegan tzatziki sauce is made with silken tofu, fresh dill, lemon, and cucumber along with other special ingredients that turn plain tofu into a flavorful saucy bite that rivals dairy tzatziki.
Easy Homemade Creamy Avocado Sauce (Dairy-Free)
Creamy and smooth avocado, with a hint of lime and seasonings, make this the perfect dressing to top tacos, enchiladas, salads, or vegetables.
Easy Coconut Lime Crema, Dairy-Free
This rich and creamy coconut lime crema is super easy to whip up and is made with only a few simple ingredients: coconut cream, lime, garlic powder, and salt. It is delicious drizzled on soups, cauliflower tacos, plant bowls, or veggies.
Creamy Vegan Sriracha Sauce, Made with Cashews
This flavorful creamy vegan sriracha sauce is perfect for burgers, fries, vegetables, crackers, and breakfast casserole – anywhere you need a creamy spicy zip of flavor.
Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Sauce
Great for salads and for drizzling on potato and vegetable dishes. This vegan ranch is made with cashews and all the right seasonings.
Vegan Burger Sauce
This vegan burger sauce will remind you of the big mac secret sauce! It is highly flavored and made with vegan mayo and all the right seasonings. Dip your fries, use as a vegan sandwich spread, or top your favorite plant-based burger.
Vegan Honey Mustard Dressing
You will not believe this very authentic tasting vegan honey mustard dressing! It's rich, creamy, and flavorful yet is dairy-free, oil-free, and honey-free. The right seasonings make this a delicious dressing you can use as a dip, salad dressing, or drizzle for vegetables.
Vegan Pink Sauce Ranch Dressing
This vegan pink sauce recipe is a copycat version of the viral Tiktok infamous pink sauce that everybody is talking about…wondering about… My pink sauce is made vegan with cashews and includes dragon fruit and ranch dressing seasonings that make for a creamy, sweet, and tangy dipping sauce.
Vegan salad dressings
Many of the vegan sauces listed in the section above are perfect for salads. Consider these yummy salad dressings too!
Creamy Basil Dressing, Vegan and Oil-Free
This creamy basil dressing is so delicious! Made with raw cashews, fresh basil leaves, and some other important seasonings, this oil-free dressing is perfect for salads, sandwiches, vegetables, as a dipping sauce, or to drizzle on pasta.
Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing Made with Tofu and Cashews, oil-Free
Creamy and cheesy with just the right blue cheese tang, this vegan blue cheese dressing is made with tofu and cashews, and other ingredients to give it a unique taste that goes perfect on a salad, as a dip for veggies or cauliflower wings, or as a dressing for burgers or other sandwiches.
Vegan sauces perfect to top pasta or other food items
Whether it’s a yummy vegan barbeque sauce or pasta sauce you are looking for, you are sure to find it here!
Easy Hearty Vegan Spaghetti
The sauce is made with lentils and is so easy to make if you are looking for an easy vegan spaghetti sauce.
Roasted Butternut squash Sauce with Curry and Coconut Milk
This roasted butternut squash Sauce is seasoned with curry, thyme, smoked paprika, and other seasonings. It is cubed and roasted to perfection along with onions, peppers and tomatoes, then blended with coconut milk for a sauce that can go on rice, veggies, or pasta.
Vegan Vodka Sauce in the Instant Pot with Cashews and Cauliflower
Saucy, creamy, flavorful, and a little tangy, with that lovely light orange color that all good vodka sauces have, this vegan vodka sauce is easy to make in the Instant Pot. It has all the right flavors without the dairy and gets its creamy texture from cashews and cauliflower.
Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce made with Cashews and Cauliflower, Oil-Free
Rich, creamy, and dairy-free, this oil-free vegan Alfredo sauce made with cashews and cauliflower is lightly cheesy and flavorful. Pour it on pasta, potatoes, and vegetables, or use it as a pizza sauce – anywhere you’d use Alfredo!
Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce with Artichoke Hearts
This homemade pasta sauce with artichokes is so rich and delicious! It's easy to make too because it uses mostly canned goods with some fresh basil to make it authentic and fresh tasting!
Healthy Homemade BBQ Sauce
Made oil-free and processed sugar-free, you’ll love this vegan healthy BBQ sauce on sandwiches, or your favorite (vegan) burger.
Instant Pot Vegan Pumpkin Vodka Sauce, with Cashews and Cauliflower
For a creamy, dairy-free, vodka sauce with the flavor of fall, try my pumpkin pasta sauce, made easily in the Instant Pot. This highly flavored vegan vodka sauce is made with cashews, cauliflower, fire-roasted tomatoes, pumpkin puree, and of course, a little bit of vodka to make it authentic! Serve on top of pasta, roasted veggies, or potatoes for a delicious seasonal vegan main course everyone can enjoy!
Vegan dips both savory and sweet
Savory vegan dips are perfect for crackers, pretzels, and vegetables. Sweet dips are best for cookies and fruit.
Mango Pico de Gallo
Mango pico de gallo is a sweet and savory mixture of fresh, juicy mangoes, tangy lime juice, spicy jalapenos, and crisp red onions. With its bright colors and bold flavors, it's great as a dip for tortilla chips or to top tacos, or other Mexican dishes. One bite and you'll be transported to a tropical paradise!
Vegan Pesto with Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia nut pesto is perfect for a cheesy vegan pesto! This pesto is vegan, nutty, and has lower oil than some but with all of the pesto flavors you’d expect! Perfect for pasta or dips. You will love the flavor and texture the macadamia nuts lend to this pesto!
Pistachio Pesto, Vegan
Pistachio nuts are perfect for pesto! This pesto is vegan, nutty, and has lower oil than some but with all of the pesto flavors you’d expect! Perfect for pasta or dips. You will love the flavor and texture of the dairy-free pistachio pesto.
Table-side Guacamole at Home
So easy to make! You never need to leave home for this family-friendly homemade guacamole.
Fresh Fruit Salsa with Watermelon and Mango (Oil-Free)
Made with fresh fruits of the season. A little spicy and a little sweet. This oil-free watermelon mango salsa is best enjoyed with chips for a yummy summer fiesta snack.
gingerbread Dessert hummus, a healthy sweet, and Spicy festive Snack (Plant-Based)
This plant-based dessert hummus tastes like a gingerbread cookie! It's got the sweet spicy festive flavors like nutmeg, cinnamon, and of course, ginger. You'll think you are eating gingerbread cookie dough – but it's also good for you!
Vegan dessert sauces, sides, and fruit butters
And now for all the tasty extra sweet vegan sauces that didin’t really fit into any other category!
Easy Vegan Chocolate Ganache, Rich, Smooth, and Creamy
Rich and creamy! This vegan chocolate ganache made with coconut milk and vegan chocolate chips is so easy to make! Drizzle on cake, brownies, cookies, ice cream or more for a rich and chocolate vegan treat.
Creamy Vegan Cannoli Dip
Creamy, smooth, and a little cheesecake tangy, this vegan cannoli dip is made with silken tofu, cashews, powdered sugar, and some special ingredients to give it the true flavors of an authentic cannoli filling. Makes a great dip for apples, cookies, pretzels, or my personal favorite – waffle cones!
Easy Microwave Chocolate Dipping Sauce, Dairy-Free
Rich and creamy, this easy microwave dairy-free chocolate dipping sauce is made with coconut cream and oil, vegan chocolate chips, and a hint of cinnamon. It is perfect for dipping fresh fruit, cookies, or sweet bread.
Easy Homemade Strawberry Topping with Fresh Strawberries and Pineapple
Made with fresh strawberries and crushed pineapple, this easy homemade strawberry topping is so delicious and will whip up in minutes. Use it on ice cream, cake, cheesecake, and more!
Homemade Cranberry Raspberry Sauce with Pineapple and Grand Marnier
Made from scratch cranberry raspberry sauce is a highly flavorful twist on a holiday classic. Made with fresh raspberries, cranberries, canned pineapple, and Grand Mariner. WIth a generous sprinkling of sugar, cooked on the stovetop, this special raspberry cranberry sauce will be a tasty elegant addition to your holiday table.
Peach Butter with Pineapple and Amaretto
The fresh juiciness of ripe peaches combined with the bright flavor of pineapple and subtle almondy amaretto undertones make this a perfectly peachy fruit butter. Add to overnight oats, top ice cream, or spread on biscuits. It's so delicious.
Homemade Apple Cranberry Sauce with Granny Smith Apples
Tart and sweet, this homemade apple cranberry sauce is made with granny smith apples, fresh cranberries, sugar, and orange zest. This easy to make flavorful holiday cranberry sauce will be the perfect addition on your family's table for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or other special event.
Pear Butter Crock Pot Recipe
Pear Butter is like a spreadable flavorful thick and juicy ripe pear. Made in the Crock Pot or any other slow cooker, this tasty pear butter is easy to make and is perfect spread on toast, English muffins, or as a topping for pancakes or cornbread.
4 thoughts on “Vegan Sauces, Dressings, and Dips”
I love these amazing sauce ideas! Tried some of them and I’m so excited to try them all. Worth bookmarking!
I had fun using some of the sauces here for Thanksgiving. Thanks cindy, this post save me a lot of time. Worth bookmarking!
That smokey tomato tahini sauce was so good! Thanks for all the vegan sauce ideas.
The apple cranberry sauce was a big hit on Thanksgiving this year. I’ve also had my eye on the chocolate dipping sauce and think we’ll have to try it soon. This is such a great collection of sauces and dips!