Lemon Velvet Butter Sauce


"This buttery sauce can accent your favorite cooked vegetables or grilled fish fillets."


15 m servings 214 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 22.7 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine wine, shallots and lemon juice in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil (5 to 7 minutes). Continue boiling until liquid almost evaporates (4 to 5 minutes).
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add flour; mix well. Slowly stir in cream with wire whisk until well mixed. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in butter until melted; season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 17 Ratings


I did this recipe without the shallots and used smart balance instead and it tasted great. My wife doesn't eat fish often and I put this sauce over pan fried sole parmesan. It was awesome.

Okay, this is NOT a diet recipe, but it is DELICIOUS. My husband made this and served it over panko-breaded, sauteed chicken tenders and it was marvelous. Just the right blend of lemon and cre...

It was good. I've been craving lemon everything since I've been pregnant, and this did the trick. My husband actually made this. He didn't use shallots and we made half the recipe (note to th...

I loved this! Absolutely amazing over lemon pepper baked tilapia!!! Definitely a must try for you butter lovers out there...

I made recipe but also used Smart Balance Spread instead of butter. I added roasted garlic and a bag of spinach (squeeze out liquid first), cooking another 5-7 minutes on medium low. During the ...

This sauce turned out just like at Carrabas. Very good with sauted mushrooms, too.

Really good on brocclii.

This sauce was absolutely delicous. I grilled salmon and used this as a marinade and pasta sauce. I made it for a dinner party and received awesome reviews.

This was sooooo good. We all enjoyed it very much. We put it over salmon and also over the broccoli. We also cut the butter to 1 stick. It doesn't need 2.