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Bowl of Vegan Fry Sauce

Vegan Fry Sauce

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Creamy, rich, and absolutely irresistible, this oil-free Vegan Fry Sauce is the ultimate french fry dipping sauce.


  • ½ cup (raw) cashews *
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • ¼ cup + 1 Tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon reduced-sodium tamari *
  • 2 teaspoons dill pickle relish *
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • pinch to ½ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *


  1. Place the cashews into a small bowl, cover with boiling water, set aside for 15 minutes, then discard the water and place the cashews into a high-speed blender.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients into the high-speed blender with the soaked cashews. Blend on high until smooth and emulsified, scraping down the sides occasionally.
  3. Serve as a dipping sauce for fries. Also, it makes a spread for sandwiches.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Servings:  Makes 1 cup