Sauces And dips

Spicy Hemp-Garlic Sauce

This is a recipe I accidentally came up with while trying to make a different sauce. It turned out really good so I kept the recipe and I use it for a number of things. I use this for a more amped up grilled cheese, put it on homemade pizza, tacos, pulled bbq jackfruit, a dipping sauce for grilled/baked veggies and on burgers. It pairs well with so many things. I also add it to my potato salad for a more bold flavor.

If you don’t want this spicy, You can omit the spice or limit the amount you use. I often make this without the spice and it turns out just as delicious. You can make this salt free if you prefer no salt. 20180315_153101


1 cup hemp seeds

1/4 cup plant-based milk, I often use rice milk but any type will work

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 jalapeno, seeded and minced

1/2 tsp salt, I use pink Himalayan

Juice of lemon juice

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp onion powder


  1. In a food processor combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth. This will be slightly thick but you can use more milk to thin it out if you like a more runny sauce. Check for seasoning and add more salt, pepper or onion powder if needed.
  2. Pour into an airtight container (small mason jar) with lid and store in the fridge up to 2 weeks.

If you do not like jalapeno, you can omit it and add in red pepper flakes, or your choice of hot sauce. Although adding in hot sauce will make the sauce a more pink color but will not alter the flavor that much. Either way is fine and I have made it will all of them and they are just as good and flavorful.



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