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Sour cream substitute

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Cantchoosenickname Sun 01-Jul-18 19:22:33

I’m in the middle of making a fajita kit. I need sour cream - can I use mayonnaise instead? Anything else I can use?

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Potcallingkettle Sun 01-Jul-18 19:23:36

Natural yoghurt

Alwayscommuting Sun 01-Jul-18 19:23:38

I often use creme fresh

Strax Sun 01-Jul-18 19:23:39

Plain yoghurt?

IHaveBrilloHair Sun 01-Jul-18 19:23:41

Natural yoghurt?
What is it for?

Cantchoosenickname Sun 01-Jul-18 19:26:49

Hmmm not sure my local shop will have creme fresh or natural yoghurt and the big supermarkets are closed now.

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IfAtFirstUDontSucceed Sun 01-Jul-18 19:34:41

Normal double cream with a squeeze of lemon

falaffels Sun 01-Jul-18 20:21:29

Mayo doesn't sound terribly appetising - agree with the creme fraiche suggestions!

Or skip creamy things and have guacamole?

expatmigrant Sun 01-Jul-18 20:29:20

I always use greek yogurt now when I make fajitas as healthier and lower cals than sour cream.
Mayo doesn't really work. I would rather skip it.

IsabelleSE19 Sun 01-Jul-18 20:30:54

I always use low-fat creme fraiche - our local co-op sells it but they also sell sour cream!

whosfred Sun 01-Jul-18 20:56:19

Had nothing else in fridge so used up some coleslaw with our fajitas last week and wasn't so bad with a bit of grated cheese...

Licencedtodrill Thu 05-Jul-18 21:45:59

You can add lemon juice to natural yoghurt, to turn it in to sour cream apparently....haven't tried it myself.

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