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Light Lemon Sauce with Herbs

Fines herbes, a mixture of parsley, chervil, tarragon and chives, is a classic combo in French cooking. The herbs give this simple sauce, which is similar to hollandaise, a delightful lift.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

SERVESPREP TIMETOTAL TIME
1215 min15 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, juice
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chervil, (see Tip)
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Place mayonnaise in a small saucepan. Gradually add broth, whisking until smooth. Heat over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, until heated through but not bubbling, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in mustard, oil, lemon juice, parsley, tarragon, chives, chervil and pepper. Serve warm.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per tablespoon
  • Calories: 25
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 8mg
  • Sodium: 98mg
  • Exchanges: 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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