I’m very excited to share this bitchin sauce recipe with you for the simple fact it’s amazing. Bitchin’ Sauce has been on my radar for quite some time. And, guess what, it’s one of the most popular recipes on the site!
We live part-time in San Diego county where the original bitchin sauce appeared; it’s sold at the farmers market and each time I pass by it calls my name.
This vegan homemade bitchin sauce recipe is great as a dip, spread on toast, put on vegetables, or thinned a little for a dressing. One bite and you’re hooked.
Bitchin Sauce almond dip is plant-based and gluten-free. Not only that, but it is also oil-free! It’s so yummy that you could easily eat the whole carton of the store-bought version. But be careful, unlike this recipe, it does have oil.
Learn more about Cooking Without Oil.
Here are a few more plant-based appetizers:
If you just can’t wait, there is a bitchin sauce Costco has, but you should try it yourself at home. Be sure to check out the recipe below on how to make bitchin sauce original recipe!
Thanks to The Healthy Librarian, we have this inspired recipe for bitchin sauce without added oil. It, of course, does have almonds which are very good for you. Almonds are lower in fat than other nuts and their health benefits outweigh any added calories.
If you buy some extra almonds, you must try and make your own Homemade Almond Milk!
To quote from an article about the recent nut study, this was
“The biggest study yet into whether nuts can add years to your life shows that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart disease, cancer or any other cause over 30 years than people who didn’t eat them.”
I’ve changed up this original version of almond bitchin sauce a tad by using smoked paprika instead of regular. But use the regular if it’s all you have. You can also add cilantro, jalapenos, or chipotle powder for a southwestern kick.
Really you can have fun playing with seasonings. You can alter the taste by swapping seasonings depending on the occasion or time of year. Here are some additional ready-made seasonings that would work great to transform the flavors.
Don’t be afraid to use this bitchin sauce dip at parties or for holiday gatherings. Guys love this dip because they just want to say pass the bitchin’ sauce.
Because of the versatile seasoning possibilities, you can switch out the dipper you use. Fruit, pretzels, chips, pitas, Zucchini Cakes, potato wedges.. well, you see where I’m going with this.
Try making your own Oil-Free Chips to pair with this dip.
But seriously everyone will love this sauce so check out the bitchin sauce ingredients below! And, check out my other delicious whole-food plant-based appetizers if you’re looking for something else.
I’d love to hear your feedback in the comments below for this Homemade Bitchin Almond Sauce Original Recipe! If you have a photo, post it on my Facebook page, tag me using the hashtag #plantbasedcooking
Bitchin’ Sauce Original Recipe
- 3/4 cup raw almonds
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 2 tsp Braggs Liquid Aminos or low-sodium tamari
- 1 tsp cider vinegar
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/4 tsp coriander
- 1/4 tsp smokey paprika or regular
- Place all of the ingredients in a high-powdered blender. Slowly blend for one minute. Turn the dial up to high and continue to blend until smooth and creamy.
- Store in the refrigerator. The sauce may separate, but stir it if it does. NOTE: Increase the water if you’d like it to be more saucy.