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Peanut Dipping Sauce

May/June 1998, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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For a sure-hit hors d'oeuvre, serve this sauce with crudités and/or skewered grilled chicken, pork or beef. Or use it as a spread for “grown-up” peanut butter sandwiches.


Peanut Dipping Sauce

Makes: About 3/4 cup

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Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons water, (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine garlic, peanut butter, soy sauce, mayonnaise, brown sugar, lemon juice and crushed red pepper in a bowl; whisk until smooth. If sauce seems too thick, add water.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 30 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 104 mg sodium; 16 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1/2 fat


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