3 easy sauces with your blender

If you have a blender in your kitchen you would know how useful this appliance is.  If you are using it to make only smoothies and milkshakes like many other uninformed people, you should know you are using your blender to only a fraction of its true capacity. It can do so much more! Did you know you can use your blender to make soups, sauces and even nut butters! If you didn’t know, it’s time to take your cooking experience to new levels. Start by trying some of our mouth-watering, very quick and easy homemade sauce recipes that you can make with some simple ingredients and your trusty blender.

Barbeque sauce:

Ingredients:

  1.       1 cup roasted tomatoes (cut into pieces)
  2.       1 tbps molasses
  3.       1 tsp honey
  4.       ½ tsp white vinegar
  5.       ½ tsp red chili powder
  6.       ½ tsp paprika powder
  7.       1 tsp garlic powder
  8.       ½ tsp salt
  9.       ½ tsp pepper

Method:

  1.       Add all the ingredients to your blender jar and secure the lid tightly.
  2.       Blend until you get a smooth mixture. Do not let the motor run continuously for too long. Turn it off at intervals and then turn it back on after checking the texture of the mixture.
  3.       Your sauce is ready.
  4.       If you want you can heat the sauce in a saucepan to make it thicker or right in the blender if your blender comes with heating functionality. I
  5.       Use this sauce as you please. You can use it as a spread on your burgers or to marinate chicken or steaks.

Alfredo sauce:

Ingredients:

  1.       1 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  2.       1 cup heavy cream
  3.       1 garlic clove (chopped)

Method:

  1.       Add all the ingredients to your blender jar and secure the lid tightly.
  2.       Blend until you get a smooth, thick mixture.
  3.       Your sauce is ready.
  4.       If you want you can heat the sauce if you want.
  5.       You can use it as a dipping sauce with French fries or bread sticks. It can also be served with boiled pasta to make it into a complete meal.

 

Apple cinnamon syrup:

Ingredients:

  1.       2 apples (remove skin and cut into pieces)
  2.       2 tbsp lemon juice
  3.       3 tbsp apple juice
  4.       1 tsp cinnamon powder
  5.       1 tbsp cornstarch

Method:

  1.       Add all the ingredients except for cornstarch to your blender jar.
  2.       Secure the lid tightly.
  3.       Blend till you get a smooth paste.
  4.       Transfer your mixture to a saucepan.
  5.       Add cornstarch to the saucepan.
  6.       Cook the mixture on medium flame till it comes to boil.
  7.       Now reduce the heat and cook for another minute till it thickens.
  8.       Turn the flame off. Your sauce is ready to be served.
  9.       You can serve it with pancakes, waffles and French toast as delicious and nutritious breakfast.

You can also use a good hand blender like the Cuisinart Smart Stick for these recipes. If you are out in search for the best hand blender, learn more here. These are only few of the delicious sauce recipes your blender can make. If you like these, you can try more sauces. Think out of the box and you can come up with your own customized sauces!