Crème fraîche is a workhorse in the kitchen, and it’s a classic favorite for topping creamy soups or crisp crostini. But the real magic happens when crème fraîche is taken out of its comfort zone. The following five recipes combine old-school and new-kid-on-the-block techniques for cooking with crème fraîche, whether it’s blended with velvety avocado into a rich sauce for steak or used as a thick, tangy base for a seasonal flatbread. Using up that last bit of a tub never tasted so good.
Want delicious crème fraîche recipes? Try these:
Smooth, creamy, smoky, and snackable, these potato halves may be served as an appetizer, snack, or main course, depending on how you slice ’em.