I dribble this sauce over asparagus. It also works well to dress up any type of potato.
The key to this recipe is orange zest, an ingredient I used to avoid for lack of a zester. I thought making orange zest was tedious and impossible, a task left to professional chefs. Then I bought a $2 orange zester at Ikea, and my fear of zesting vanished. If you don’t own a zester, you can use a cheese grater with teensy holes.
If you’d prefer a smoother sauce, make it in a blender or food processor.
Creamy Dairy-Free Orange Sauce
This dairy-free orange sauce is sweet and savory. Use it to dress up vegetables like asparagus and sweet potatoes.
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup dairy-free yogurt
- Zest of two oranges
- 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash of pepper
Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl or a blender (for a smoother sauce).
Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour to allow the flavors to blend.
Serve cold or at room temperature.
A $2 zester makes it simple to zest a orange. This recipe requires the zest of two oranges.