Light Lemon Sauce with Herbs

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Light Lemon Sauce with Herbs

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.

Serves 12

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 15 min.

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 Directions

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.


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