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Best Low Fat Vegan Sauces: 100% Animal Free Sauces

In the words of Buddha, ‘One should not kill a living being, nor cause it to be killed, nor should one incite another to kill. Do not injure any being, either strong or weak, in the world.’ These timeless words set the tone for our culinary adventure into low-fat vegan sauce options. 

 

There are several vegan options for main dishes, sauces still play a crucial role in culinary competition by enhancing flavours and adding richness to a meal. The right sauce can lift the taste of your meal, especially low-fat vegan sauce. These sauces provide the perfect balance of taste and nutrition, allowing diners to savour their favourite dishes guilt-free. They also offer food manufacturers and restaurants a means of meeting this increasing demand without sacrificing taste or quality.   

 

Below, explore some delicious low-fat vegan sauces—100% animal-free—that promise to excite your taste buds and offer nourishment.

 

Ketchup

Ketchup is a sweet, tangy sauce. It is made using pureed tomatoes and ingredients, including garlic, onion, and allspice. Although ketchup is frequently associated with fast food, it is actually made from a very nutritious ingredient. 

 

One tablespoon of ketchup has almost twice as many calories as one tablespoon of mustard but less than a quarter as many calories as one tablespoon of mayonnaise.   

 

1 tablespoon (17 grams) of ketchup contains:

 

  • Calories: 17

  • Carbs: 4.5 grams

  • Protein: less than 1 grams

  • Fibre: less than 1 grams

  • Fat: less than 1 grams

  • Sugar: 7% of the Daily Value (DV)

  • Sodium: 7% of the DV

 

Chamoy

This sauce from Mexico is sour, sweet, and spicy. It has sour fruits like apricots, plums, prunes, salt, and chilli peppers in it. Chamoy makes a lot of foods and drinks taste better.  Being a low fat vegan sauce, it helps people lose weight. If you use Chamoy instead of sauces that are high in calories, you can cut back on calories altogether.

For a Serving Size of 2 tablespoon (30g):

 

  • Calories: 30

  • Carbs: 5 grams

  • Protein: 1 gram

  • Fibre: 2 grams

  • Fat: 1 gram

  • Sugar: 3 grams

  • Sodium: 180 mg

 

Sweet chilli sauce

Sweet chilli sauce is everyone’s favourite. It can spice up a chicken burger or go well with a salad. It’s also great as a dipping sauce for people who want something sweet with a spicy kick. You can enhance your vegan meals with Eat Water’s slim sauce sweet chilli. This low-fat, low-carb, and low calorie vegan sauce brings a perfect balance of zesty flavours to your dishes.

 

1 tablespoon of Sweet chilli sauce contains:

 

  • Calories: 27

  • Carbs: 5.5 grams

  • Protein: 0 gram

  • Fibre: 0 gram

  • Fat: 0 gram

  • Sugar: 6.5 grams

  • Sodium: 375 mg

 

Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a sour sauce which consists of olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, red pepper flakes, chopped parsley, and fresh or dried oregano. This sauce can also help you in losing weight. However, to maintain a healthy weight. Although, it’s important to remember that it should only be consumed in small amounts.

 

Nutrition Facts of Chimichurri (2 tablespoons):

 

  • Calories: 51

  • Carbs: 1 gram

  • Protein: 1 gram

  • Dietary Fibre: 1 gram

  • Fat: 5 grams

  • Sugar: 0 gram

  • Sodium: 149 mg

 

Hummus

Hummus is a very famous spread and dip from the Middle East. Garbanzo beans, tahini (ground sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic are usually put in a food processor and mixed to make this low fat vegan sauce. Not only is hummus tasty, but it can also be used in many different ways, is full of nutrients, and has been linked to many fantastic health and nutritional benefits.  

 

A 2-tablespoon/30 grams serving of hummus contains:

 

  • Calories: 71

  • Carbs: 5 grams

  • Protein: 2 grams

  • Dietary Fibre: 2 grams

  • Fat: 5 grams

 

Finding your favourite vegan sauce has never been easier, thanks to the growing popularity of shopping online. Visit Eat Water’s website at https://eatwater.co.uk/ to get your favourite sauce quickly delivered to your door. Enjoy reasonable rates, and don’t forget to check out their Chilled Meal Box and other products made with vegan ingredients,  ensuring inclusivity for all. 

 

Conclusion

 

Explore different kinds of vegan sauces and you might just find yourself on a path to a more plant-based lifestyle. Each choice enriches your well-being and the world around you. So why not enjoy veganism,  one delicious sauce at a time?

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