29 Savory Peanut Butter Recipes

We all know peanut butter as a star of baked goods, smoothies, snacks and PB&J. Or hey, maybe you just eat it by the spoonful. (No judgement.) But there are so many savory uses for this standby pantry ingredient—especially if you’re a fan of Thai or African cuisine. From hummus and noodles to soups and stews, here are 29 superb savory uses for peanut butter:

African Peanut Soup from The 30 Minute Vegan: Soup's On!

African Peanut Soup 

Crispy Tofu Sandwiches with Ginger Peanut Sauce 

Peanut Udon Noodles with Snow Peas

Peanut Butter Basil Tempeh with Broccoli [Connoisseurus Veg]

Spicy Thai PB&J [Food52]

BBQ Sweet Potato and Chile-Peanut Tacos [VegKitchen]

Thai Peanut Popcorn [Simple Healthy Kitchen]

Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers [Oh She Glows]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Peanut Vinaigrette [New York Times]

Savory Peanut Butter Swirl Baked Oatmeal [The Breakfast Drama Queen]

Peanut Butter Hummus [How Sweet It Is]

African-Inspired Quinoa-Peanut Stew [VegKitchen]

Crunchy Salad with Peanut Dressing [PureWow]

Kidney Bean and Peanut Butter Burger [A Girl Called Jack]

Baked Sesame Tofu Sticks with Peanut Butter, Ginger and Tahini Sauce [Kalyn’s Kitchen]

Broccoli-Apple Soup with Cashew or Peanut Butter [VegKitchen]

Raw Butternut Squash Salad with Satay Dressing [Rebel Recipes]


Massaman Curry Butternut Burgers [Connoisseurus Veg]

African Peanut Stew [Sweet Little Kitchen]

Homemade Gluten-Free Peanut Sauce [Food52]

Pumpkin Peanut Soup [VegKitchen]

Peanut Butter and Kale Fried Rice [Connoisseurus Veg]

Kid-Friendly Peanut Butter Noodles [VegKitchen]

Vegan Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce [Pickles & Honey]

Rainbow Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce [Delish Knowledge]

Curried Peanut Sauce Bowl with Kale and Tofu [VegKitchen]

Forbidden Cold Ramen with Peanut Sauce and Soy “Chicken” [Estalystic]

Carrot Noodles with Thai Peanut Sauce [The Endless Meal]

Cold Peanut Butter-Sesame Noodles [VegKitchen]

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Because who doesn’t love peanut butter, right? Impressive list you got here! I’m dying to try the Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers with Spicy Peanut Sauce. I’m actually wondering if She Glow’s peanut sauce could work as a salad dressing as well.

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