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Tarragon and Sour Cream Sauce

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1 , crumbled
  Garlic 1⁄4 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bottled capers 1 Teaspoon (Drained)
Directions

MAKING
1) In small bowl, usng rotary beater, beat egg yolks with tarragon until thick and lemon-colored.
2) In saucepan, slowly heat sour cream, bay leaf, and garlic just until bubbles form around edge.
3) Strain the mixture; discard garlic and bay leaf.
4) Pour sour cream back into saucepan.
5) Pour a little hot sour cream into egg yolks, stirring; return to saucepan.
6) Over low heat, bring just to boiling point, stirring constantly.
7) Add salt and capers.

SERVING
8) Serve the tarragon and sour cream sauce with salmon or chicken.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tarragon
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 549 Calories from Fat 472

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.3%

Saturated Fat 29.4 g146.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 489.8 mg163.3%

Sodium 1241.9 mg51.7%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.38 g1.5%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 10 g19.9%

Vitamin A 37.4% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 31.7% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tarragon And Sour Cream Sauce Recipe