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Lime Curd


From EatingWell:  March/April 1999

Substitute orange or lemon juice for the lime juice if you wish.

About 1 1/4 cups | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 2 1/4 hours (includes chilling)



  1. Whisk egg whites, egg, sugar and lime juice in a medium nonreactive saucepan. Add butter and cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until thickened, 5 to 7 minutes. Do not let sauce come to a simmer.
  2. Strain sauce through a fine sieve into a bowl. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface and refrigerate until chilled.


Per 2-tablespoon serving : 60 Calories; 2 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 24 mg Cholesterol; 12 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 18 mg Sodium; 32 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fruit

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