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Quick Hollandaise Sauce

Perfect over asparagus, eggs or even meats, poultry and seafood, this basic Hollandaise Sauce from our Test Kitchen is a cinch to prepare.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • In a double boiler over simmering water, constantly whisk the egg yolks, water and lemon juice until mixture begins to thicken and coats the back of a metal spoon. Reduce heat to low. Slowly drizzle in melted butter, whisking constantly. Whisk in salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 139 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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  • LindaS_WI
    Aug 28, 2017

    Great recipe for a classic hollandaise sauce. I love this on poached eggs for breakfast but have also used it on asparagus for a spring side dish. My husband actually likes to dip french fries in it. I imagine his cardiologist would have an issue or two with this.