November 30, 2020
From Plant-Based Recipes

This vegan recipe for a lemon ginger sauce makes a nice and easy spreadable sauce that you can add to burgers, wraps, or bowls. It is so flavorful you only need to add some oatmilk and whisk the sauce to turn it into a salad dressing you can drizzle over a bowl.

Lemon ginger miso sauce recipe
This easy to make lemon ginger miso sauce recipe is a versatile addition to your daily meals.

One of my favorite ways to enjoy this lemon ginger sauce is on a potato. This makes one of the easiest possible lunches – heat up a potato, add this spread on top and then drizzle some hot sauce and crack some pepper on top. Simple, delicious, and healthy too. The bright citrus flavors go with so many existing recipes, or will spice up a regular lunch rotation. Make a tofu and vegetable wrap with a bit of rice and add this sauce to flavor it up to perfection. Make the same wrap the following day with a new spread and you won’t get bored.

Add the ingredients to a blender, that’s it.

Lemon ginger bowl sauce with miso recipe (Oil free, no added sodium)

Ginger Lemon Sauce

This vegan sauce, dip or dressing is perfect for your next bowl, salad, or sandwich. The bright lemon citrus and ginger complement and enhance numerous meals or food items, such as potatoes.

5 from 1 vote

Servings: 14 Servings

Calories: 44kcal

Author: Jen deHaan


  • 1/2 cup
  • 2 oz Fresh ginger root
  • 1/3 cup
  • 1/4 cup
  • 2 Tbsp I used white miso
  • 1 Tbsp Substitute 1 or 2 dates if desired
  • 1 tsp lemon zest Optional


  • Add the sunflower seeds, ginger, lemon juice, oat milk, miso and syrup to a high-powered blender.

  • Add additional oat milk until you reach the desired consistency. Do this to adjust the sauce to a salad dressing, or leave it thick for spreading in sandwiches and wraps.

  • Optional: Taste test the sauce, and add lemon zest or juice to taste.


Makes about 1 3/4 cups as a thick spread.
Gluten free: Make sure you select a gluten-free miso paste.

Nutrition Facts

Ginger Lemon Sauce

Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp)

Calories 44
Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Fat 3g5%

Saturated Fat 1g6%

Sodium 94mg4%

Potassium 62mg2%

Carbohydrates 4g1%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 2g2%

Protein 1g2%

Vitamin A 9IU0%

Vitamin C 3mg4%

Calcium 13mg1%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Make this bowl sauce into a salad dressing

The consistency of this dressing is a bit like a sour cream. To turn this recipe into a salad dressing you can drizzle, add a couple tablespoons of oat milk and lemon juice each and test the results. Continue adding a little bit until you reach the desired consistency. If it becomes too sour, add a half teaspoon of maple syrup.


Substitute the miso with soy sauce, tamari, or you can omit.

Substitute the sunflower seeds with cashews, a blend of both, or white beans.

Gluten free: Make sure you use gluten-free miso paste.

Recipe for a Lemon ginger sauce featuring miso is easy to make.
This easy to make lemon ginger miso sauce is a recipe for the regular rotation. Spice up your wraps and sandwiches at lunch, or add to a buddah bowl.

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