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Gluten and dairy-free bread sauce recipe

Gluten and dairy-free bread sauce recipe

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This bread sauce still packs all of the same delicious, hearty, festive flavours of the traditional Christmas day sauce, but is perfectly fine to be enjoyed by both gluten and dairy-free diets. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook, 30 mins to cool
  • 134 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 litre (1 3/4pts) Tesco Free From soya milk unsweetened
  • 1 onion
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 225g (7 1/2oz) white gluten free bread, cut into cubes, preferably stale
  • nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp soya vegan spread

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 7%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    4g 5%
  • Salt

    0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 16.9g Protein 5g Fibre 1.9g


  1. Place the milk in a pan. Stud the onion with the cloves and place in the pan. Add the peppercorns, garlic, bay leaves and thyme sprigs. Bring the mixture to just a boil. Switch off the heat and allow to stand for at least 30 mins. Strain the milk and discard the herbs and onion.
  2. Place the milk in a pan. Add the bread and heat gently stirring for 3-4 mins until the mixture has thickened.
  3. Just before serving the bread sauce, add the vegan spread to the saucepan and stir until it has melted. Season to taste. Grate over nutmeg to serve.

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