You'll be pleasantly surprised how simple it can be to make your own homemade sauces! Once you've tried them, you will never want to buy store-bought bottles ever again, which is a great thing as usually these are loaded with sugar, artificial flavors, and preservatives to keep them in your pantry for months and months. 

The secret to creating the perfect sauce is to keep the ingredients simple to get the best flavor! Here are our super simple, healthy sauce and condiment recipes to help you to eliminate the bad stuff from your pantry, without giving up some of your favorite sauces!  



HOMEMADE TOMATO SAUCE 

  • 500g organic tomato paste 
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 1 tsp pepper 
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed 
  • 3 large chilis, chopped finely (deseeding optional)  
  • 1 tsp allspice 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves 
  • Preserving jar needed

METHOD 

  1. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, add all ingredients. 
  2. Bring ingredients to a boil, stirring until ingredients are well combined. 
  3. Reduce to a low simmer and leave for 40-50 minutes until sauce reduces by almost half and becomes nice and thick. 
  4. Allow to cool and if you like your sauce nice a smooth, blend with a stick blender, in your blender or in your food processor. 
  5. Store in a clean jar in the fridge for up to 1 month. 

 


CHIPOTLE 

  • ½ cup organic mayonnaise (if you're an FMTV member, try making your own mayonnaise here!) 
  • ground chipotle or fresh 
  • juice of 1 lime  
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to season 

METHOD

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor and process until nice and smooth. 
  2. Store in a clean glass jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. 


OUTBACK DIPPING SAUCE 

  • ½ cup organic mayonnaise (if you're an FMTV member, try making your own mayonnaise here!
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce 
  • 1 tsp creamed horseradish 
  • ¼ tsp paprika 
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • ⅛ dried oregano 
  • dash of cayenne 

METHOD 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor and process until nice and smooth. 
  2. Store in a clean glass jar in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. 
  3. We love serving this one with some extra freshly chopped herbs. 

 



CHIMICHURRI 

  • 1 cup basil 
  • ¼ cup cilantro 
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano 
  • ¼ cup parsley 
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½-1 cup olive oil 
  • salt and pepper to season

METHOD 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor and process until nice and smooth. 
  2. Store in a clean glass jar in the fridge for up to 4 weeks.