Bearnaise Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Queen uh Cuisine

This bearnaise sauce is just so good! What can I say. Great on steamed veggies, I love it on a nice piece of filet mignon. :)

Top Review by Mewnshine

Here it is, the classic recipe I was looking for. I made the mistake of using unsalted butter, but rectified the problem by - you guessed it - adding a bit of salt!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan, bring vinegar, wine, shallots, tarragon, salt and pepper to a boil and reduce to about 2 tablespoons.
  2. Cool slightly.
  3. Beat in yolks until smooth.
  4. Put mixture into a small stainless steel bowl and place in a skillet with about 1 inch of simmering water in it.
  5. Whisk sauce until it begins to thicken.
  6. Beat in butter, bit by bit.
  7. Before serving, add a few drops of lemon juice and parsley.

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