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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

SERVES PREP TIME TOTAL TIME
12 15 min 15 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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