Lemon Cream Sauce For Vegetables

Martha Price

By
@Karenella

This yummy sauce is great on any vegetable, but especially on green vegetables. You just may get your kids (or husband, or yourself!) to eat broccoli or brussel sprouts with this sauce!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
flour
1 and 1/4 c
vegetable cooking liquid (or water or chicken stock)
1
egg yolk
juice of 1/2 medium lemon
2 Tbsp
heavy cream
salt and black pepper
chopped green onions, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt the butter in a small saucepan, then take the pan off the heat. Stir in the flour and gradually stir in 1 and 1/4 cup of the vegetable cooking liquid (or water or chicken stock). Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10 minutes.
2
Beat the egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of the hot sauce. Remove the sauce from heat and add in the egg mixture.
3
Stir in the cream. Keep the sauce warm, but do not allow to boil, or the egg and cream may curdle. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and more lemon juice, if desired.
Sprinkle with chopped green onions, if desired.
Serve over your favorite vegetable.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Cream, #lemon, #vegetables