Fresh Herb Dip


Fresh Herb Dip

Prep Time ~ 20 mins Cooking Time ~ N/A
Approx Cost ~£? Difficulty ~Easy
Freeze ~? Serves ~10

Tip ~


1 small bunch fresh parsley

3 sprigs fresh basil

2 sprigs fresh thyme

1 sprig fresh tarragon

1 small bunch fresh chives

1 x 125g carton full fat cream cheese

1 x 200ml carton half fat crème fraiche

1 - 2 small garlic cloves, crushed

6 tbsp 'light' low calorie mayonnaise

A pinch of caster sugar

2 tbsp lemon juice

Salt and pepper


  • Take the stalks off the herbs and discard. Chop the chives finely.
  • Put the parsley, basil, thyme and tarragon in the processor and process until finely chopped.
  • Add the cheese, crème fraiche, garlic, mayonnaise, sugar and lemon juice and whizz again until smooth.
  • If you do not have a processor, chop the herbs finely and mix in a bowl with the other ingredients until evenly combined. Season to taste.
  • Just before serving, stir in the chives.
  • Serve with breadsticks, crudités or tortilla chips.