Barbecue sauces for your next barbecue evening, 5 cold sauces to quickly prepare

Barbecue sauces recipe for 5 cold sauces for the next barbecue
I'll show you cold barbecue sauces elsewhere, it's worth taking a look!

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My recipe for Grill Sauces – recipe for Barbecue Sauces shows you how to quickly prepare five cold sauces for grilling. As a professional chef, I want to make cooking easier for you and enrich the culinary part of the event. Discover a fine tomato dip, a basil pesto, a mustard sauce, a herb sauce and a sauce tatar. With a little skill, you can prepare the sauces in less than an hour. The quantities are for about 6 people. Inspire your loved ones and friends at the next barbecue evening with fresh, homemade cold sauces. 

1. The better Tomato Ketchup, cold Tomato Dip for Gourmets

For this dip you need 8 large, fleshy, firm tomatoes, basil or parsley, salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil. First put a pot of water on the stove. Lay 4 eggs ready, you will need them for the 5th cold sauce. As soon as the water boils, lay the eggs and set the egg timer to 12 minutes. Carve the tomatoes and blanch for about 25 seconds next to the eggs in the pot. When the skin of the tomatoes comes loose, place the tomatoes in cold, better ice water. Now peel and quarter the tomatoes, cut only the tomato pulp into cubes and place in a bowl. You can then use the ice water to cool the eggs. Place the tomato seeds in an extra cup, which we use for the second dip. Marinate tomato pulp with salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil, fold in freshly cut herbs. Here you can find the pictures how to prepare the tomato cubes:
prepare the tomatoes for blanching: tomato-cross-shaped-skin incision
The raw tomatoes are cut cross-shaped, just under the skin. You need a sharp knife!
blanched tomatoes laid in ice water so you can peel the tomatoes
Quickly transfer the blanched tomatoes from the boiling water to the ice water so that the cooking process is interrupted.
you can peel the blanched tomatoes after puting in ice-cold water
The blanched cold ones! Peel the tomatoes with a small knife.

2. Prepare Pesto as a Barbecue Sauce

You will need two bunches of basil, 60 g grated parmesan and some garlic and 2 tbsp roasted pine nuts. I always have roasted pine nuts in the kitchen drawer because it’s convenient. Add olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix with a hand blender. Pour the basil pesto into a bowl. Here is the Detail recipe for basil pesto…
Prepare the ingredients for Pesto alla Genovese: finely grated Parmesan, roasted pine nuts, salt, basil, olive oil and garlic
I show you how to make pesto yourself in another post, click on the picture!
All ingredients for basil pesto, pesto itself make I show in another post, click on the image for a step by step guide!

3. Mustard Sauce or Mustard Dip

In the next step you prepare a cold base sauce, which is used for another 3 cold sauces. Put 400 g sour cream with 400 g crème fraîche in a large bowl, add the juice of one lemon, season with 1 teaspoon salt, 6 pinches pepper and 2 pinches cayenne pepper and two pinches sugar. Mix the sauce and pour into three bowls. Mix in the first bowl 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard and 1 tsp. honey, the cold mustard sauce is ready. Cold base sauce of sour cream and crème fraîche with Dijon mustard or tarragon mustard and season with a little honey. It makes cold mustard sauce.

4. Herb Sauce or Herb Dip

Mix the second, prepared base sauce with freshly chopped herbs such as parsley, chervil, tarragon, chives, dill or a herb mixture from the freezer. The cold herb sauce is ready!
Mayonnaise goes well with various herbs.

5. Prepare Tartar Sauce with Chives and boiled Egg

Peel the hard-boiled eggs, separate the egg yolks and whites and chop each extra small. Place eggs in the third, prepared bowl with base sauce, finely chop a bunch of chives, add and mix.  Tartar sauce ready!

6. Recipe for five cold sauce for Grilling and Barbecue

Below is the recipe with details of the ingredients. I wish you all the best and look forward to receiving your message via the comment function.

Sauces for Barbecue - 5 variations

Ingenious recipe for 5 great cold grill sauces that you can prepare yourself in less than an hour. Many professional cooking tips and good ideas from Thomas Sixt.

Servings 6 Portions
Calories 447
Total Time 60 Min.
WOW! SUPER! Recipe for grill sauce, intelligent combination of 5 cold sauces for grilling & chilling. You prepare these grill sauces in less than an hour. Complete instructions and many tips from a professional chef. Info here!

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Barbecue sauces recipe for 5 cold sauces for the next barbecue
I'll show you cold barbecue sauces elsewhere, it's worth taking a look!

Preparation Time

30 Min.

Cook Time

30 Min.


Cold tomato dip

8 pc tomatoes (blanched, dice only fruit meat, see instructions with picture)
4 pinches Salt
4 pinches black pepper
4 pinches brown cane sugar
80 ml Olive oil

Pesto - basil for grilling

1-2 bunch basil fresh
1/2 pc garlic (finely cut)
1/2 tsp. Salt
4 pinches black pepper
125-150 ml Olive oil
60 g Parmesan cheese (finely grate)

Mustard sauce or mustard dip:

400 g Sour cream
400 g Créme Fraîche
2 tbsp lemon juice (or juice of a whole lemon)
1 tsp Salt
6 pinches black pepper
2 pinches Cayenne pepper
2 pinches brown cane sugar
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp honey

Kräuter Soße

2-4 tbsp mixed herbs (finely chopped according to market offer sorrel, spinach leaves, cress, chervil, tarragon, parsley)


4 pc cooked egg (Egg yolk and egg white separately extra finely chop)
1 bunch chives (finely cut into small rolls)


Prepare the cold grill sauces according to the instructions in the article one after the other, please note, the eggs must be boiled hard right at the beginning, alternatively buy hard-boiled eggs!

Deco tips: Herbs, sesame black and light, nuts whole, olive oil or other oil, goji berries, almond flakes, edible flowers such as cornflowers, spices such as turmeric and paprika noble sweet (not with pesto).

7. Calories 5 barbecue sauces, Nutritional Informations

8. Other Recipes for Grilling and Barbecue

cold sauces based on mayonnaise, barbecue marinades for meat


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