Home Made Garlic & Chives Sauce Recipe. Garlic Chives Finishing Sauce for Steamed Vegetables.

Garlic and Chives Sauce Recipe.  

For many people steamed vegetables are a little tasteless and they like a finishing sauce to boost the taste a little. Buying finishing sauces from the supermarket already made up is certainly a popular option in today's hectic world. Pop them into the microwave for a minute or two and it's done.

You can eat a little more healthily by making your own Garlic Chives Sauce and it only takes a few minutes. Here is our recipe for home made garlic & chives finishing sauce.


Home Made Garlic and Chives Sauce Recipe

This is a very simple recipe for a delicious tasting garlic and chives sauce that is brilliant poured over steamed vegetables. Takes about 3 minutes to make your own sauce and contains under 20 calories per serve.

Handy squeeze tube of chives that taste as good as fresh chives. Ingredients:

  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 small bunch fresh chives
    (you can substitute fresh chives with either dried chives or the type that comes in the squeeze pack shown in the image.)
  • 2 teaspoons corn flour or corn starch
  • cup of water
  • 1 tbls milk (for coloring)


  • Peel garlic cloves and cut into fine slithers
  • Finely chop chives
  • Add garlic and chives to water in small pot and bring to boil, remove from heat.
  • Make corn starch into a smooth paste by adding enough cold water and the tablespoon of milk to make the paste runny.
  • Add corn starch paste to garlic mixture until you have the desired thickness
  • Add a little pepper and salt to suit your taste
  • Pour over steamed vegetables

This garlic and chives sauce recipe serves 2 and contains roughly 20 calories per serve. If you need to make the serve for more than 2 people just increase each ingredient a little to suit. When you have made this sauce once, you will know how easy it is to make as little or as much as you want.

Home made sauces are so much nicer than the bought finishing sauces that are available in the supermarkets today, contain less calories and make the home cook a family hero.

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