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Garlic Lime Crema

Garlic Lime Crema

  • Author: Gianna Nebbia
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Toppings
  • Cuisine: Mexican


A creamy flavor bomb of a sauce that will take your taco night to the next level. 


  • 1 pint full fat sour cream (see note 1)
  • The juice of 1 lime 
  • 3 Tb half and half or milk
  • 2 gloves of garlic, grated
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water 


  1. Place the sour cream, lime juice, half and half, and large pinch of salt in a medium side mixing bowl.
  2. Using a microplane, grate 2 cloves of garlic directly into the bowl. 
  3. Whisk to combine and add 2Tb of water to loosen the crema. Continue to add 1 Tb at a time until it reaches a thick liquid consistency. 

Keywords: Garlic Lime Crema

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