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Fresh Lemon Curd

 
Fresh Lemon Curd
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This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $1.53

$1.53 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,fodmap friendly side dish
spoonacular Score:30%

Spoonacular Score: 30%

 

Fresh Lemon Curd might be just the side dish you are searching for. This gluten free, fodmap friendly, and vegetarian recipe serves 2 and costs $1.46 per serving. One serving contains 550 calories, 10g of protein, and 32g of fat. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. If you have egg yolks, eggs, lemon zest, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 30%. This score is not so spectacular. Similar recipes include Lemon Angel Food Cake Filled With Lemon Curd and Fresh Raspberry, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Lemon Curd and Fresh Raspberries, and Lemon Waffle Sandwiches with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries.

Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  egg yolks
egg yolks
2 large
2 large eggs
eggs
2 tsps
2 tsps lemon zest
lemon zest
2 large
2 large lemons
lemons
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
0.5 cup
0.5 cup sugar
sugar
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
2  egg yolks
2
egg yolks
2 large eggs
2 large
eggs
2 tsps lemon zest
2 tsps
lemon zest
2 large lemons
2 large
lemons
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
0.5 cup sugar
0.5 cup
sugar
4 Tbsps unsalted butter
4 Tbsps
unsalted butter

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pick Fresh Foods

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.49
Ingredient
2 egg yolks
2 larges eggs
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 larges lemons
½ cups sugar
4 Tbsps unsalted butter
Price
$0.48
$0.55
$0.33
$1.00
$0.14
$0.49
$2.98

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Egg yolks are high in cholesterol, leading some people to recommend eating only egg whites or limiting egg consumption to one egg per day. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you find that you're always missing lemon zest, purchase lemon extract and substitute a 1/2 teaspoon extract for every tablespoon zest.

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

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Green Tips

  • Since pesticide residue is most likely to be stored in the skin/rind, it might be advisable to buy organic lemons if you're using them for zest.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
558k Calories
10g Protein
32g Total Fat
61g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
558k
28%

Fat
32g
51%

  Saturated Fat
17g
112%

Carbohydrates
61g
20%

  Sugar
52g
59%

Cholesterol
442mg
147%

Sodium
376mg
16%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
10g
21%

Vitamin C
59mg
73%

Selenium
26µg
38%

Vitamin A
1264IU
25%

Vitamin B2
0.37mg
22%

Phosphorus
193mg
19%

Vitamin D
2µg
16%

Folate
62µg
16%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Vitamin B12
0.84µg
14%

Fiber
3g
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Vitamin B6
0.24mg
12%

Iron
2mg
11%

Calcium
89mg
9%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Potassium
248mg
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Copper
0.1mg
5%

Magnesium
16mg
4%

Manganese
0.06mg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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