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Quick and easy sauce

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A quick and easy sauce that can be used as-is or quickly converted to a salad dressing. It is also 100% "guilt free" as it contains no oil and no salt.

I use this sauce in enchiladas where the cashews create both a creaminess and a cheese-like quality when heated. The sauce is also great as a vegetable dip or in fresh spring rolls, or add a little bit of rice wine vinegar and you have the perfect salad dressing.

Items with an asterisk (*) are available at Taylor's Provisions, 208 S. Mill Street. Located near the corner of Mill and F Streets, and is part of the Mill Town Marketplace collection of businesses.

Cilantro Pepita Sauce


*1 cup cashews • 1 cup water • *1/3 cup pepitas

• 1 bunch cilantro (stems and all)


Put all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend on high. Use right away or chill until needed.

Lasts about 1-week in the refrigerator.


For a salad dressing I mix together one part sauce and one part seasoned rice wine vinegar.

Adjust vinegar to taste.


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