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Light herb sauce

Light herb sauce

This is a very quick and easy recipe for a delicious sauce!

It goes particularly well with baked potatoes, fish (such as salmon) and cold white meats.

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Last modified on: May 20th 2015

For 400 g, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
8 min.8 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe

1 Light herb sauce : Photo of step #1Peel, rinse and chop 1 spring onion (scallion) finely.

Rinse, dry and chop parsley and coriander . The quantities are approximate: say 2-3 tablespoons of each.

Chop the chives finely, including the flowers if you can to add extra flavour and an attractive touch of colour.
5 min.
2 Light herb sauce : Photo of step #2Put the herbs into a bowl and add 350 g plain yoghurt.

Choose a Greek-style yoghurt if possible, as this has a thick, smooth texture. Otherwise, you can use cream cheese or unsweetened fromage frais.
1 min.
3 Light herb sauce : Photo of step #3Add 2 tablespoons Herb olive oil (or simply plain olive oil, if you don't have any) and the juice of ½ lemon.

Salt lightly and pepper generously.
1 min.
4 Light herb sauce : Photo of step #4Mix thoroughly, check the seasoning and it's ready. 1 min.

Remarks

One interesting possibility with this sauce is the hot-cold contrast: piping-hot baked potatoes, split open with a spoonful of really cold sauce in the middle - simply delightful!

Make plenty at a time, as it is always popular.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
54520 gr38 gr35 gr
27 %8 %4 %5 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
963 gr7 gr6 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 400 g : 0.91 €

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