Frankfurter Grüne Sosse is favorite dish in Frankfurt and its surrounding area. It is a cold herb sauce that is often served with boiled or baked potatoes and hard-boiled eggs, as well as with meat and fish dishes. It is made with at least 7 different types of herbs, such as parsley, chives, chervil, watercress, borrage, tarragon, lemon balm, basil, spinach, and dill. Additional ingredients include eggs, mayonnaise or sour cream, oil, and seasonings.
10-12 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (select 7 herbs, such as parsley, chives, chervil, watercress, borrage, tarragon, lemon balm, basil, spinach, and dill)
1 cup Sour Cream
2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
3.5 oz Plain Yoghurt
Vinegar, Salt, White Pepper, Sugar - all to taste
Boil 4 eggs for 6 minutes. Remove from water. Remove egg shells. Set aside.
Boil one egg 8 minutes or until hard-boiled. Remove from water. Remove egg shells. Finely chop the egg.
In a mixing bowl, mix together herbs, chopped egg, sour cream, yoghurt, and mayonnaise. Add vinegar, salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Slice the remaining eggs into halves. Transfer the sauce to a serving bowl and garnish with the egg-halves.
Traditionally served with boiled or baked potatoes.