French Crème Fraîche Dip

Perfect for a déjeuner sur l’herbe. Combine some fresh herbes de Provence, (thyme, rosemary, marjoram and oregano) to enhances this lemony crème fraîche dip. Serve it with crudités and impress your family with a French touch to your picnic spread.


  • 1 (8-oz.) container crème fraîche
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. herbs de Provence
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Vegetables, for serving


  1. Using your fingers, crush the herbs de Provence to a powder over a small bowl.
  2. Stir in the crème fraiche and lemon zest and juice, and then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Scrape dip into a serving bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve with vegetables.

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