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Light Lemon Sauce with Herbs


From EatingWell:  Spring 2003, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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.

About 3/4 cup | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes



  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.


Per tablespoon : 25 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 2 g Carbohydrates; 0 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 98 mg Sodium; 8 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1/2 fat

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