8 Sauces, Dips, and Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

8 Sauces, Dips, and Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

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Two small white bowls filled with chocolate avocado pudding, garnished with crushed pistachios


July 30 2021


If you're only using your blender for smoothies or shakes, it's time to rethink what this handy gadget can really do. 

  1. Romesco Sauce

    This quick combination of roasted peppers and nuts is guaranteed to elevate whatever you put it on—meats, veggies, breadsticks, and everything else.

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  2. Chimichurri

    For topping tacos, rice, or anything that could use cilantro, chimichurri is the way to go. 

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  3. Mango Sorbet

    Blender sorbet is a thing. And it's our new best friend. But fair warning, it needs about 4 hours of chilling time. 

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  4. Pesto

    If you haven't already discovered the most amazing condiment/sauce in the world, it's time to start making pesto. 

  5. Hummus

    If you don't know how easy it is to make hummus at home. Now you do. Especially when you throw everything into a blender.

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  6. Guacamole

    For those that like their guacamole creamy and smooth, blending is the way to go.

  7. Avocado Pudding

    5 ingredients and a blender. That's all it takes to indulge in a rich, chocolaty homemade pudding.  

  8. Avocado-Pistachio Froyo

    The froyo everyone will love. Just blend and freeze. That's all there is to it!