Easy and Fast to Make Mexican Crema at Home | Cook For Your Life

Mexican Crema

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 10 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 16 servings

This crema is a healthier take on the traditional. Greek yogurt used here in place of sour cream for a lower fat, higher protein alternative, and still has a tangy bite. It still has heavy...


    1 cup Greek yogurt

    1 cup heavy cream

    1 tsp salt

    Juice of 1/4 lime

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Nutrition Facts


67 cals


6 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g


1 g


1 g


0 g


2 g


79 mg


  1. In a large bowl, tip the yogurt. Sprinkle with salt
  2. Gradually blend in the cream 1/4 cup at a time until fully absorbed by the yogurt. It will have a silky texture. Blend in the lime juice. It’s ready.

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