Shortcut Bearnaise Sauce
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"Bearnaise" is a French sauce that's traditionally made with a tricky technique. This easy version is fool-proof, and is a snap to prepare. Serve with meat or fish, or drizzle over asparagus or broccoli.
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- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- In a small saucepan, combine vinegar, tarragon, parsley and garlic powder.
- Simmer over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Place mayonnaise in a small bowl and add the vinegar mixture, stir until smooth and creamy.
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hmmmm not awful but way too mayonnaise if that is even a word and I love mayo. I halved the recipe as it is only for me. 1 steak. I really feel fresh Tarragon and Parsley would have make a difference . I think I will stick with the real Bearnaise sauce I have made before.. However what I did to save this was to add some water and a bit more vinegar and garlic. It did help a lot. Try that folks.Reply
Sadly, this didn't turn out too great for me. I didn't have any parsley to hand so omitted it, the rest of the directions I followed to the letter. It still ended up tasting overwhelmingly of mayonnaise, albeit with the sweetness of tarragon and sharpness of vinegar. I think this recipe heavily depends on what sort of mayonnaise you use, or perhaps really needs the parsley.1Replies 3
Thank you yooper for this tip. I have made this tonight -easy - tasty and compliments. What more can you ask? I'm a bit of a foody and was sceptical but I am throwing the jar out and my hubby said it was one of the best meals he has tasted. I did a chateaubriand ( easy) and garlic potatoes ( also on recipezaar). This sauce topped it. Thanks again. Sheila ( English amateur cook )Reply
This is delicious!! I was planning to make French Tart's Bastille Burger - bernaise,blue cheese, and red onion Burgers.# 240455 .. I ran to town for blue cheese and bernaise sauce, but bought Hollandaise by accident! I certainly was not going back again! Recipezaar to the rescue!! Thank you Yooper, for posting such a easy tasty recipe!Reply
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