I’m not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could get a really great grain bowl in almost any city, the only sauce vegetarians were offered was hummus or some flavored version of it. But today, tahini is no longer just an ingredient used in hummus — it’s the base for a rich variety of sauces, from golden turmeric blends to miso dressing. And that’s just the beginning.
We rounded up some of our favorite easy, flavor-boosting sauces that make vegetarian meals more imaginative and satisfying.