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16 Blender Sauces for All Occasions – Quick and Easy Recipes

It’s incredible what you can make with a simple blender!

From smoothies to soups, and now sauces too!

Blender sauces are becoming increasingly popular, as they are versatile, easy to make, and can be used for a variety of recipes!

In this article, I’m sharing 16 of my favorite sauces that you can make in a blender for all occasions.

5 Minute Blender Enchilada Sauce

With just a few ingredients and a blender, you can quickly make delicious sauces for any meal.

Whether you’re looking for a simple pasta sauce, a topping for your favorite salad, or a flavorful dip for your next party – you’ll find it here.

The 16 Best Blender Sauces

Sure, you can make a sauce from scratch.

But why not try using a blender?

With the right ingredients, you can whip up delicious sauces in no time.

Here are 16 sauces to get you started:

1. Lemon Tahini

Lemon Tahini

This creamy and nutty lemon tahini sauce is a great way to bring an instant burst of flavor to any dish.

And, since it’s made in the blender, you don’t need to put too much work into making it — just toss all the ingredients together and you’ll have yourself a delicious all-purpose condiment within minutes!

2. Red Pepper Sauce

Red Pepper Sauce

This easy-to-make red pepper sauce comes together quickly and will make your next pasta dish pop.

Roasted red peppers lend sweetness, while the combination of almonds, Parmesan cheese, basil, and garlic form a creamy coating over all your favorite foods.

Serve this flavorful sauce with a bowl of freshly cooked pasta or use it as a dip for warm, crusty toast.

3. Avocado Crema

Avocado Crema

This creamy, tangy Avocado Crema is whisked together in minutes using just 6 everyday ingredients!

Garlicky avocado and Greek yogurt come together with bright lime juice to make an irresistibly rich dipping sauce that’s perfect for tacos, enchiladas, burrito bowls and more.

4. Pesto


This blender basil pesto is truly an all-purpose condiment.

With just a handful of ingredients, you can make a stunningly delicious topping for pasta, salads, raw or cooked veggies, grains bowls, and anything else you’d like to elevate with a punch of nutty parmesan flavor.

5. Cashew Cheese Sauce

Cashew Cheese Sauce

This cashew cheese sauce is the perfect vegan-friendly topping for all your favorite meals.

Throw everything in the blender, give it a whirl, and you’re ready to go!

All that delicious cheesy flavor in under 10 minutes?

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6. Hollandaise


A classic hollandaise sauce recipe is a versatile accompaniment for fish, steak, vegetables—you name it.

Don’t be intimidated; this silky-smooth version comes together fast and effortlessly.

With just a few simple ingredients like egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, salt, and cayenne (optional), you’ll end up with creamy perfection in no time.

7. Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce

This marinara sauce is a classic Italian recipe, made with San Marzano tomatoes, onions, garlic, and red wine.

It’s flavored with fragrant herbs like basil and oregano, finished off with Parmesan cheese for an extra savory touch.

Serve this flavorful sauce over pasta or use it as a base for lasagna or pizza.

8. Perfect Blender Bearnaise Sauce

Blender Bearnaise Sauce

This bearnaise sauce is perfect for beef and other proteins that could use an extra zing.

The blender version of this classic French béarnaise recipe relies on shallots, tarragon, vinegar, white wine and egg yolks to create a creamy emulsion similar to hollandaise sauce.

Finish with melted butter for a decadent finish.

9. Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

This is my favorite blender version of school-night enchilada sauce, which comes together in a few minutes flat.

Vegetables are puréed up with some chili powder, oregano, and cumin to form the bulk of the sauce base, while fragrant garlic and chicken stock round out the flavors.

It’s wonderfully bright and versatile — perfect for all sorts of applications from tacos to burritos, quesadillas to nachos.

10. Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce is a traditional Spanish sauce made with almonds and roasted red bell pepper, but there are so many variations that we could be here all day debating the right ingredients.

This versatile recipe can serve as either a dip or a condiment; it’s great served with vegetables, fish, breads — you name it!

The combination of sweet & smoky flavors makes for an unforgettable dish.

11. Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce

Making your own pizza sauce is surprisingly easy.

With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a flavorful and fresh tomato-based sauce for your homemade pizza.

Super tasty, low in fat and calories, this versatile sauce will be the key to many delicious pizzas.

12. Cherry Tomato Sauce

Cherry Tomato Sauce

This flavorful cherry tomato sauce comes together easily in a blender and requires minimal clean-up.

Serve over short pasta with butter and Ricotta Salata, plus fresh basil and flaky sea salt for a restaurant-worthy meal.

13. Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Sauce

With just three ingredients, this blender blueberry sauce can come together in minutes.

Not only is it delicious served over ice cream and cheesecake, but you can also use it to sweeten up a stack of freshly-cut fruit slices or top it onto slices of poundcake before adding some whipped topping.

Serve chilled (or slightly warmed) for the best results!

14. Cilantro Lime Sauce

Cilantro Lime Sauce

A blender makes this cilantro lime sauce the epitome of ease.

Cilantro, jalapeno, Greek yogurt, mayo, and a few seasonings all work together to create a creamy and flavorful sauce that’s perfect for tacos, burrito bowls, or drizzled on grilled chicken or fish.

The acidity of the lime also helps brighten up any dish it comes in contact with!

15. Chimichurri


This fresh and vibrant Chimichurri Sauce requires minimal effort thanks to the blender.

Use this Puerto Rican condiment on steak, grilled chicken, fish tacos, rice… the list goes on!

The distinct blend of lemon juice, red wine vinegar and herbs provides a bold flavor that livens up any meal.

16. BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

Make a perfectly balanced homestyle BBQ sauce with this easy, blender-only recipe.

All you need to do is combine all the ingredients in your blender and process until everything is nicely blended!

You can use it as a marinade or baste for grilling and roasting meats, slather over burgers, or stir into chili for an even bigger flavor punch.

5 Minute Blender Enchilada Sauce

16 Easy Blender Sauces for All Occasions

When time is limited but you still want to make a delicious meal, try one of my 16 simple and quick blender sauces. I have compiled a list of sauces that can be used to transform any dish into something special. Whether you're looking for a creamy garlic sauce to top your grilled chicken, a tangy salsa to enhance your tacos, or a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce for your fried rice, I have a recipe for you.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 367 kcal


  • Lemon Tahini
  • Red Pepper Sauce
  • Avocado Crema
  • Pesto
  • Cashew Cheese Sauce
  • Hollandaise
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Perfect Blender Bearnaise Sauce
  • Enchilada Sauce
  • Romesco Sauce
  • Pizza Sauce
  • Cherry Tomato Sauce
  • Blueberry Sauce
  • Cilantro Lime Sauce
  • Chimichurri
  • BBQ Sauce


  • Pick your favorite sauce from this collection.
  • Prepare all of the required ingredients.
  • Make your sauce in just 5 minutes!