Homemade Sauce Recipes
Try mixing your own homemade sauce recipes to cut back on grocery
shopping and save yourself and your family from added
preservatives. Also see our page on how
to make a white sauce or a roux
, which method is used in many
recipes here. The online cooking lesson on how
to make sauces
will help you as well.
Homemade sauce recipes included on this
- Steak sauce
- Spaghetti sauce
- Tomato Sauce
- Barbecue sauce
- Hot Fudge sauce
- Alfredo sauce
- Teriyaki sauce
- Pancake syrup
- White sauce
- Asian peanut sauce
- Homemade cream of chicken soup
- Homemade cream of mushroom soup
- Homemade Ranch Dressing
- Healthy Homemade Ketchup
- Reader's Submitted Recipes
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Homemade Sauce Recipes
Homemade Steak Sauce Recipe
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3/4 teaspoon pepper
2 drops hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon mustard
pinch of seasoning salt
In saucepan, add butter, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, hot pepper,
lemon juice, garlic, mustard and salt. Heat until boiling.
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 lb. Beef
28 oz + small can of tomatoes equals 5 Cup chopped tomatoes and run
1/2 Cup ketchup
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp. dried oregano
salt and pepper
Heat oil in pan and sauté onion and garlic. Stir in herbs and
cayenne. Add beef and cook until browned. Stir in
tomatoes, ketchup, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, oregano and
pepper. Pour in stock and bring to boil. Cover and lower
heat simmer for at least 30 minutes or place in crock pot and cook
6-8 hours on low.
Try this recipe for homemade
1 Cup water
4 Tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoon salt
1/2 Cup vinegar
2 Tablespoon mustard
1 teaspoon pepper
1 Cup kethcup
4 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
In medium bowl or jar with a lid, add ingredients and blend
together. Fill small freezer containers and freeze. This recipe
should make about 2 1/2- 3 cups of sauce, you can freeze in 1 cup
increments and double if this is something you use often.
More Homemade Sauce Recipes
Homemade Alfredo Sauce
To make sauce, melt 2 Tablespoons butter in pan. Add 2 Tablespoons
flour, cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Whisk in 3 cups milk, 1
teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper and a pinch of nutmeg.
(garlic if desired) Bring to a boil. Reduce and simmer several
minutes. Stir in 3/4 Cup Parmesan cheese.
See more recipe
variations of Alfredo sauce.
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Recipe
1/4 Cup soy sauce
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 Cup brown sugar
1/4 Cup water
2 teaspoons ginger
1 garlic cloves, minced
In quart measuring cup blend ingredients together.
White Homemade Sauce Recipes
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon flour
1 Cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon other seasonings, such as garlic or Italian seasoning if
Melt butter. Whisk in flour making a roux. Whisk in milk and
seasonings. Simmer until thickens.
Learn how to make a white
sauce with photos.
Asian Peanut Sauce
1/2 cup half and half
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 to 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes crushed or ¼ teaspoon red pepper
Add all ingredients in a jar, add a lid and shake. Or use a bowl and
whisk ingredients together.
Cream Of Chicken Soup
Replace this homemade cream of chicken soup with the canned version.
This is a lot healthier than the canned soups. And personally
we like it a lot better than the canned cream soup!
1/3 cup butter or stick margarine
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
2/3 cup milk
In saucepan melt butter. Whisk in flour until thickens. Whisk in
chicken broth and pepper. Bring to a boil until thickens. Whisk in
milk and again bring to a boil until thickens set aside and allow to
Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup
8 oz. fresh mushrooms, diced or sliced
1 onion, shredded or chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 Tablespoons butter
In soup pan, melt butter and saute mushrooms, onion and garlic for
Whisk in 2 Tablespoons flour. Blend together. Then add in, 2 Cups
chicken broth. Allow to cook several minutes. Add 1 Cup milk and
whisk together. Season with a dash of pepper. Heat several minutes
and use in any recipe that calls for cream of mushroom soup or enjoy
Healthy Homemade Ketchup
Most ketchup is made with a base of tomato paste. Thin a can of
tomato paste with a little water and apple cider vinegar, mix in
some sprinkles of dry mustard, cumin, cinnamon, and salt until you
get the consistency and taste you like.
Keep this in the refrigerator for the next time you get the urge
for ketchup. Of course, you can add as much salt and sugar as you
like; the object is that YOU get to decide how much.
You are also eliminating the preservatives and high fructose corn
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Homemade Salad Dressings
Homemade Ranch Dressing
3/4 Cup mayonnaise
1/4 Cup buttermilk
1/3 Cup minced celery with leaves
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 Tablespoon grated onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon Dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon Celery seed
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
In a salad dressing shaker cup or jar add all ingredients. Put on
lid and shake. Chill until ready to use.
Reader's Homemade Sauce Recipes
Brown sugar mustard sauce
by Katelyn (Moncks Corner,SC )
1 -1/2 teaspoon of mustard
1/4 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon of brown sugar
pinch of salt
Stir all ingredients together. Serves one person
1/2 Cup of soy sauce
1/2 Cup green onions, chopped and divided
3 Tablespoons lime juice
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
few dashes hot sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
2 lbs. boneless sirloin steak, 1 inch thick
Add soy sauce, onions, lime juice, brown sugar, hot sauce and garlic
clove in a
bag. Combine well. Add steak and marinade at least 2 hours. Grill or
bake in oven until done.
Healthy Tartar Sauce
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 TBSP olive oil mayonnaise
1 medium Kosher dill pickle, finely chopped
2 TBSP finely chopped red onion
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Put all the ingredients in a glass bowl and whisk together to
combine. Mixture should be nice and smooth. Chill for at least 1
hours before serving.
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bisquick, pancake, brownie mix, etc.
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