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Avgolemono - Greek Lemon Sauce

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Ingredients
  White stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 milliliter)
  Egg yolks 3
  Lemon juice 1 , freshly juiced
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, pour the stock and bring to a simmer
2) Using a whisk, beat the egg yolks and lemon juice together
3) Add the hot stock to the egg mixture and continue to whisk
4) Add the egg mixture into the hot stock
5) Cook till the sauce thickens, taking care to stir continuously over a low flame
6) Check for seasoning

SERVING
7) Serve the sauce immediately over seafood.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 198 Calories from Fat 125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.4%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 557.7 mg185.9%

Sodium 396.6 mg16.5%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.23 g0.93%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 13 g25.6%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 44.9%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Avgolemono - Greek Lemon Sauce Recipe