Bearnaise sauce

Bearnaise sauce


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About this recipe: Make a basic homemade bearnaise sauce to serve with asparagus and more - this foolproof recipe makes it easy!

Jackie Yorkshire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 2 teaspoons minced shallot
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 75ml white wine vinegar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 225g melted butter

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Combine the shallots, tarragon and vinegar in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for about 5 minutes until just 1 tablespoon of liquid remains. Strain and reserve the liquid.
  2. Combine the egg yolks, reduced liquid, lemon juice and salt in a blender or food processor. Blend well till combined. Slowly pour in a stream of the hot melted butter while blending until all butter is incorporated.
  3. Serve the sauce in a sauce boat with extra chopped tarragon on top, or drizzled over your favourite dish.

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