Recipe: Garlic Peanut Sauce

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘.

(Makes 1 cup)


  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp coconut nectar or brown rice syrup

1) In a food processor, chop peanuts and garlic until very fine.

2) In a saucepan or skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onions for 5 minutes.

3) Stir peanut mixture and broth into onions.

4) Bring to a boil and add vinegar, soy sauce and nectar.

5) Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.

As a professional Home Economist (BAA, Ryerson U., Toronto) and Culinary Herbalist, Pat’s passion for healthy food is fused with her knowledge and love of herbs. She has honed her wellness practice over more than four decades of growing, photographing, and writing about what she calls, the helping plants. In fact, Crocker infuses the medicinal benefits of herbs in every original recipe she develops. An award-winning author, Pat has written 23 herb/healthy cookbooks, including The Healing Herbs Cookbook,The Juicing Bible, and her latest, Cooking with Cannabis (Sterling) and The Herbalist’s Kitchen (Sterling, 2018).

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