Béarnaise Sauce

Béarnaise Sauce
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This basic Béarnaise sauce is excellent for spooning over meat, fish or eggs.
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
1 cup

Ingredients

3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into 3 equal pieces
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only), well beaten
1/2 tablespoon
lemon juice
1 teaspoon
chopped fresh parsley*
1 teaspoon
chopped fresh tarragon*
1 teaspoon
chopped fresh chervil*
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon each dried herb.

Directions

  1. Place 1 piece butter, egg yolks and lemon juice in top of double boiler. Cook over gently boiling water, beating with whisk constantly, 2-3 minutes or until butter is melted. Add second piece butter; continue cooking and beating 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Add remaining butter; continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and butter is melted.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in all remaining ingredients.

Recipe Tips

If mixture curdles, add 1 1/2 tablespoons boiling water, beating constantly, until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
115mg
Carbohydrates
0g
Protein
1g
Fat
19g
Sodium
140mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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