Cream and herb dressing

Cream and herb dressing
A quick and easy recipe for a cream and herb dressing to go with all kinds of dishes, from simple jacket potatoes to fish.
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Last modified on: June 12th 2022

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For 250 g, you will need:

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
13 min.13 min.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Cream and herb dressing : Photo of step #1
Prepare and finely chop 1 shallot.

Rinse and dry the herbs (chives and parsley here), then chop finely.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Cream and herb dressing : Photo of step #2
Put 200 g cream into a large bowl. Try to use really thick cream if you can get it.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add the chopped herbs and shallot to the cream with the lemon zest, salt and pepper. Mix together.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice then check the seasoning.

Stage 5
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Your cream and herb dressing is ready. Keep refrigerated until use.
The more different herbs you use, the more interesting your dressing will taste, so why not try chervil, tarragon, thyme, etc.?

Using lime instead of lemon is also a twist well worth trying.

For a lighter version, use beaten cottage cheese instead of cream.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
640 Kcal or 2,680 Kj7 gr18 gr60 gr
32 %3 %2 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
221 Kcal or 925 Kj2 gr6 gr21 gr
11 %1 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 250 g : 0.99 €

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