Easy and Fast to Make Mexican Crema at Home

Mexican Crema

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 10 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 16 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 4 ingredients

This crema is a healthier take on the traditional recipe. Greek yogurt takes the place of sour cream for a lower fat, higher protein alternative + the essential tangy taste. (But we kept in the...


  • 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, add the yogurt and 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. Serve.

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