Turn an ordinary taco into something special with this creamy, herb-studded sauce in place of plain sour cream. It's traditionally made with Mexican crema, a tangy-sweet cultured cream; if it's available in your area, it can be used in place of the sour cream.

John Ash
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2008


Recipe Summary

10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine sour cream, cilantro, scallion greens, chile, salt and pepper in a small bowl until smooth.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; protein 0.9g 2% DV; carbohydrates 1.5g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 0.1g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 2.2g 11% DV; cholesterol 11.7mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 183.3IU 4% DV; vitamin c 1mg 2% DV; folate 4.9mcg 1% DV; calcium 33.3mg 3% DV; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 3.8mg 1% DV; potassium 49.6mg 1% DV; sodium 100mg 4% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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Amazing Flavor Our family loved the full flavor of this recipe with the nice end kick of the serrano pepper. Delicious. A great recipe to play around with but is fantastic just the way it is. Pros: Fast easy and full of flavor. Cons: Double the recipe it goes quick Read More