Amy's Cilantro Cream Sauce


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.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 cups


  • 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


  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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