Interested in buying or trying A1 sauce but want to know what it is made of before you do? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
So, what is A1 sauce made of? A1 sauce is made of tomato puree (tomato paste, water), vinegar, corn syrup, salt, raisin paste, crushed orange puree, mixed pieces, dried garlic powder, caramel color (E150d), dried onions, potassium sorbate, xanthan gum, and celery seeds.
That’s the complete list of ingredients right there.
But what does this all mean for its nutrition and how can you use this sauce – let’s now find out!
A1 Sauce Nutritional Content
|Typical Values||Per 100g||Per Serving (17g)|
|Calories (Energy Kcal)||88.2||15.0|
|– of which saturates||0.0g||0.0g|
|– of which sugars||11.8g||2.0g|
What Does A1 Sauce Go Best With?
A1 sauce is a steak sauce first and foremost, so pairs very well with this particular meat. Beyond this, it pairs very nicely with chicken and pork too.
That being said, this is an incredibly versatile sauce and its uses seem almost endless.
Here are some other ways to use A1 sauce:
- In burgers,
- On a jacket potato,
- With mashed potatoes,
- In Shepherds/Cottage pie,
- Drizzled over salad,
- With meatloaf,
- With pasta,
- With meatballs,
- With eggs,
- With fries,
- With mushrooms
- With noodles
- In soups
- In broths
- With greens,
- In chili con carne
- With roasted, steamed or baked vegetables.
And perhaps a lot more other combinations too.
So give it a try, this sweet, salty, and somewhat peppery flavored sauce pairs nicely with all sorts of things!
A1 sauce is made from plant-based ingredients first and foremost.
As such, this is an entirely vegan sauce.
Although, it does have carbohydrates, so do bear that in mind if you are on a diet like keto, or limiting your sugar consumption.
Nevertheless, it has quite a limited ingredient list and pairs so well with so many foods.
It’s a sauce to try if you haven’t already, for sure.
A1 sauce does not have any meat in it; instead, the reference to steak is purely one to suggest what it pairs best with and what to eat it with.
A1 sauce does not have anchovies or any other fish for that matter.
A1 sauce does not have any pork in it.
A1 sauce does have vinegar in it, in fact, it is the second ingredient on the list and therefore the second most abundant in this sauce.
There are 15 calories per serving (17 grams/1 Tablespoon) of A1 sauce.
Hi there. I’m Jeremy – a passionate food technologist with several decades in the food industry. With a love for sauces, food, and nutrition, I decided to create WeWantTheSauce. Here I share my experience, knowledge, and recommendations; from ingredients and recipes to storage all the way through to nutrition for every sauce imaginable.