SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes

 SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes 

SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes



Pineapple Syrup Recipes 


Ingredients:


1/2 cup water

1 tsp pineapple extract

1/2 Tsp liquid splenda (or 1/2 cup granular)

1/4 tsp guar gum




Heat water, extract and splenda until boiling. Add guar gum and let stand. It thickens a LOT. (0 carbs with liquid; if you have to use granular, it would be 12 carbs, which may bring the total too high).


 



Ham Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


1 Tbsp butter

1 tbsp soy flour

1/4 cup light cream

1/4 cup water

1 tsp Dijon mustard

4 oz ham, chopped


 


Melt butter, stir in flour. Add cream and water, and mustard, stirring until thickened. Add ham. Serve over crepes.


Serves 2 (2 crepes each), including Dottie's crepes: 6.7 carbs (5.7 NET carbs)


This is really not a lot of trouble, especially if you make the crepes ahead. I freeze them between layers of wax paper in a ziplock bag and just defrost before using


 

 

Low-Carb Maple Syrup Recipes 



Ingredients:


1 T maple flavor

2 cups water

24 pkgs sweet n' low

24 pkgs Splenda

1/2 t guar gum (thickening agent, found in health food store)


 

Heat water with sweeteners and extract until boiling. Take off heat and stir in guar gum to thicken. Cool and store in refrigerator.


Total: 24 carb


Makes 32 T @ .8 carbs each


Guar gum clumps easily. I stir in 1/8 tsp at a time and whisk very well.




 Sweet Barbecue Sauce  Recipes 


Ingredients:


1 cup tomato sauce

3 T Worcestershire sauce

1 T vinegar

1 t liquid smoke

3 pkts Splenda


 

Combine all ingredients and cook over low heat for 10 min.


Total: 23 carbs (20 NET carbs)


Makes 16 T (1 cup) @ 1.2 carbs ea.


 


Thai Dipping Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


1/4 c lemon juice

3 t fish sauce

1 T cilantro

1 pkt Equal

1 t soy sauce

pinch crushed red pepper

1/2 t sesame oil



Combine all ingredients. (Use for dipping Thai Turkey Bundles)


Total: 11 carbs


This was very good, but with an unusual "fishy" flavor.


 



Sour Cream Sauce  Recipes 


Ingredients:


1 pkg brown gravy mix (least carbs avail)

1/4 cup sour cream



Make gravy according to package. Take off heat and stir in sour cream.


Total: 14 carbs


 


Low-Carb Ketchup Recipes 


Note: One Tablesp of most ketchups have 4.0 grams of carb.  Some dietary ketchups have 2.0 grams per Tablesp, but they’re made with aspartame (No longer recommended.  Studies have shown aspartame to be harmful to the brain).  This ketchup recipe is great and has only 0.7 gram of carb per Tablesp.


PREPARATION TIME:  10 minutes


SERVING SIZE,1 Tablesp.  CARBS PER SERVING,:  0.7 gram of carb.  NUMBER OF SERVINGS:  33.



Ingredients:


½ cup cubed eggplant


14.5 ounces diced tomatoes, drained


3 Tablesps tomato pasted


¼ cup red wine vinegar


2 Teasps vinegar


2 Teasps olive oil


½ Teasp dried, minced onion


3 packets Splenda sugar substitute


   salt to taste (approx. ¼ Teasp or more)



            Steam or simmer eggplant in small amount of water until soft, about 6 to 8 minutes.  Let cool.  Put eggplant and all other ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.  Adjust seasoning.  You can add small amounts of vinegar if you like a sharper taste.  Store in fridge.  This ketchup will keep for a week or so.  You can also freeze it.



Creamy Cheese Sauce Recipes 

 

Ingredients:


1/4 cup heavy cream

4 oz grated cheddar

2 oz. cream cheese

1/4 t paprika

dash Worcestershire sauce


In small pan, melt heavy cream, cheddar and cream cheese. Add paprika and Worcestershire. Stir until melted.


Total: (1 cup) 6 carb


Marinade Recipes 



Ingredients:


1/8 cup oil

1/8 cup soy sauce

1/8 cup balsamic vinegar

4 "shots" Worcestershire

garlic powder, ginger



Mix all ingredients in zip lock bag. Put chicken (or other meat) in bag and marinate in refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Turn bag occasionally.


No carb counts are listed as most of marinade is not used.


 


Lemon Dijon Cream Sauce Recipes 

 

Ingredients:


2 teaspn butter

1 Tablespn lemon juice

1 TablespnDijon

1/2 c heavy cream (may need more)


 

Melt butter. Add lemon juice and Dijon and mix. Stir in heavy cream, 1/4 cup at a time, until right consistency.


Total: 6 carbs. Serves 2 @ 3 carbs


 


Ketchup Recipes 



Ingredients:


3 cups canned tomatoes (pureed in blender)

2 teaspn onion powder

1/2 teaspn EA: cloves, allspice, cinnamon

1/2 cup white vinegar

2 pkgs Equal



Combine all ingredients except sweetener in saucepan and simmer slowly, 1 1/2 hours, stirring often. Take off heat and stir in sweetener. Cool and pour in jar. Keeps 4 months in refrigerator.


Total: 45 carb (36 NET carbs)


Makes 48 T @ .75 carbs ea.


We loved this, especially combined with mayo for Russian dressing. The flavor was a little unusual, not like regular ketchup.



Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


7 oz jar roasted red peppers

clove garlic

1/2 sm onion, chopped

1 T olive oil

1 T balsamic vinegar

parsley, Old Bay seasoning, basil

1 T heavy cream

1 t butter

1/2 cup zucchini



Process red peppers with juice and garlic in food processor. In oil, sauté onions and zucchini. Add spices. Add vinegar and cook 1 minute until liquid absorbed. Add pepper puree and stir. Add 1 t butter and stir until melted. Add heavy cream and stir. Can serve over pork, fish or chicken.


Total: 21 carb, (14 NET carb)


Serves 2 @ 7 NET carbs


 


Sweet & Sour Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


3/4 cup water

1/3 cup ketchup (unsweetened)

1/3 cup vinegar

1 T soy sauce

3/4 cup Splenda

Xanthan gum (about 1 t)


Combine water, ketchup, vinegar and soy. Heat until boiling. Add guar gum to

thicken. Take off heat and stir in Equal. Pour over meat.


TOTAL (1 cup): 30 carb. Per 1/4 cup serving: 7.5 carbs


If you can cut the Splenda, or use liquid Splenda, it will reduce the carbs significantly


 

 

Scampi Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


4 T butter

4 T oil

3 garlic cloves

lemon juice


Melt butter, add oil and sauté garlic. Add splash of lemon juice.


Total: 3 carb. Serves 2 @ 1.5 carbs.


 


Flavored Syrup Recipes 


Ingredients:


1 cup syrup: 1 cup water

1/2 tbsp extract

1 tbsp liquid splenda, or 24 pkts

1/2 tsp guar gum


1/2 cup syrup: 1/2 cup water

3/4 tsp extract

1 1/2 tsp liquid splenda, or 12 pkts

1/4 tsp guar gum



1/4 cup syrup: 1/4 cup water

1/2 tsp extract

3/4 tsp liquid splenda, or 6 pkts

1/8 tsp guar gum



Boil water with extract and sweetener. Remove from heat and add guar gum, 1/4 tsp at a time and stir WELL. This will thicken upon cooling.


Carb counts: with liquid splenda = 0. Each pkt of splenda is .5 carbs.


 


Simple Tomato Sauce Recipes 


Ingredients:


Makes 1 1/2 cups


2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil


1/4 cup finely diced onion


1 28-oz. can Italian plum tomatoes, well drained and finely chopped


sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


In a heavy pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until translucent. Add the tomatoes and cook at a lively simmer until the sauce has reduced and the oil starts to bubble.


 


Cranberry Sauce Recipes 


Note: Makes 4 cups, 1 carb


Ingredients:


4 1/2 cups approximately 1-pound, fresh cranberries


1 1/2 cups water


2 strips orange peel


2 strips lime peel


1 cinnamon stick


6 whole cloves


1 1/2 cups Splenda


2 Tbsp. bourbon



Bring cranberries, water, orange lime peel, cinnamon and cloves to a boil. Boil until the skin of the berries pop open (about 5 minutes.) Remove from heat. Add the Splenda, and mix to thoroughly combined. Cool in refrigerator before serving.