Bearnaise Sauce

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by diner524

A recipe that is from the South West of France and very famous served on top of steaks (or chicken and fish). I found this recipe on but it is untried by me as of now, but I love this sauce. Posting for ZWT.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Step 1: Boil the vinegar, white wine, shallots and herbs, add salt and pepper, over moderate heat until there are 3 tablespoons of sauce remaining, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Step 2: Beat the egg yolks. Mix with wine and vinegar mixture, beat. Add 1 tablespoon of butter. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes max. Do not let the sauce boil.
  3. Step 3: Melt 1/2 cup of butter. Then add the melted butter to the mixture and beat. Add parsley or tarragon and beat while cooking over low heat for 5 minutes max in step 3.
  4. Bon appetit!

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