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healthy plum sauce

Healthy Homemade Plum Sauce

  • Author: Meghan Telpner
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x


A healthy plum sauce without added sugar.


  • 6 medium plums
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • Sweetener of choice as needed (optional)


  1. Slice plums in half and discard pits. Cut each half into about 6 chunks.
  2. Add plums, garlic, onion, ginger, tamari and chili flakes to a medium sauce pan and bring to a simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally.
  3. Bring to a low simmer and continue to stir every 8 minutes or so to keep from burning the bottom. Continue for 30 minutes or until plums have broken down and sauce begins to thicken.
  4. Using an immersion blender, or allow to cool and place in your blender or food processor, mix until smooth.
  5. If using sweetener, add a little at a time and continue blending until you reach desired sweetness.
  6. Pour into jars and keep in the fridge for up to 6 days, or freezer for future use.


Recipe will thicken slightly as it cools.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Condiment