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pineapple sweet and sour sauce on lentil balls
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Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 cups
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  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • cup raw apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup pineapple pieces
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ inch piece ginger, minced
  • ¼ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tbsps arrowroot starch
  • 6 tbsp cold water


  • If you have a juicer, you can juice part of a pineapple to obtain 1 cup of juice.
  • Dice a half cup of the pineapple into small chunks.
  • Alternatively, you can use the juice and pineapple from a can.
  • Combine pineapple juice, vinegar, maple syrup, tamari, garlic, ginger and turmeric in a pot. Bring to a bowl.
  • Reduce heat and simmer gently for 3 minutes.
  • Mix arrowroot starch and cold water in a small bowl.
  • Add arrowroot starch mixture to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and boil gently for 1 minute. Add pineapple pieces. Remove from heat and serve.