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Low Carb White Sauce

This low carb white sauce is super easy to make and is the perfect accompaniment to many meat, fish, and vegetable dishes. A keto, gluten free, and LCHF recipe with video tutorial.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 214kcal
Author Georgina from


  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 egg yolk
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add the cream cheese, cream and water to a saucepan and cook over a low heat until the cream cheese has melted.
  • Temper the egg yolk by adding a little of the cream sauce to it, mixing well, then adding the yolk back into the cream mixture.
  • Stir constantly over a low heat for a few minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Full fat cream cheese: 2.2g net carbs per serving (as shown in data panel)
Reduced fat cream cheese: 3.1g net carbs per serving
This recipe makes four servings.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 0g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 0.2mg