Amy's Cilantro Cream Sauce

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This cilantro crema, or cream sauce, can be used as a dip or as a sauce for fish or chicken. My husband eats it on everything he can consume! Taste and add additional seasoning if necessary. Tomatillo sauce is usually spicy, so be prepared.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 (7 ounce) can tomatillo salsa

  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon celery salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

  1. Combine cream cheese, tomatillo salsa, cilantro, sour cream, lime juice, garlic powder, pepper, celery salt, and cumin in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Place in a serving bowl.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
21g Fat
7g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 868mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 301mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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