Lemon Basil Cream

Lemon Basil Cream

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Makes about 1/2 cup

This lemon basil cream, made with crème fraiche, lemon juice and fresh basil, makes the perfect finishing touch when swirled onto soups as a garnish.


  • 5 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, finely minced
  • 6 tablespoons crème fraiche
  • 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


  1. Place the basil and the lemon juice into a small blender and process until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Put the crème fraiche into a small bowl and add the basil mixture. Stir well until blended and then serve immediately.


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