From EatingWell: March/April 1999
Substitute orange or lemon juice for the lime juice if you wish.
- 2 large egg whites
- 1 large egg
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 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.
- Strain sauce through a fine sieve into a bowl. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface and refrigerate until chilled.
Tips & Notes
- Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
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.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fruit
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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- More than 1 hour
- 8 or more
- Type of Dish
- Sauce/Condiment, sweet
- March/April 1999