Archive for April, 2012

Coconut Dipping Sauce

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

A vegan dipping sauce that is delicious, low in cholesterol and sodium.

Ingredients:

1 cup fresh coconut milk
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup unsalted peanut butter
1 tbsp brown sugar
salt, to taste
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tbsp unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted

Directions:

Whisk together the first 6 ingredients in a small bowl until smooth. Transfer to a small saucepan and bring the sauce to a boil over medium-high heat.. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Pour into a bowl and stir in the coconut. Cool to room temperature. Serve.

Serves 8

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 160; % Calories From Fat 78.8%; Total Fat 14g; Saturated Fats 7g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 4.1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 2.3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 6.8mg; Total Carbohydrates 5.3g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugar 2.6g; Protein 4.6g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.019 mg
Vitamin K 0.1 mcg
Vitamin A 0.41 IU
Vitamin E 1.5 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.22 mg
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Choline 13 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.018 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 1.3 mg
Niacin B3 2.3 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 6.8 mg
Zinc 0.63 mg
Copper 0.14 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Calcium 14 mg
Manganese 0.46 mg
Magnesium 38 mg
Potassium 170 mg
Phosphorus 86 mg
Fluoride 0 mcg
Selenium 0.97 mcg