Bearnaise Gramma's Recipe Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 20 mins

Bearnaise Gramma's Recipe

Recipe by  

"This recipe is from my mom, and the best bearnaise I ever tasted. Although it is a fattening treat, it is worth every calorie! Best served over a good steak and really good on asparagus too! Or can be used instead of hollandaise on eggs Benedict. To keep warm, keep it in double boiler over hot water (removed from heat) until ready to serve."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Combine white wine, vinegar, shallot, tarragon, and black pepper together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until mixture is reduced to about 1/4 cup, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk egg yolks, hot water, salt, and hot sauce together in a bowl until very well mixed, about 2 minutes.
  3. Pour white wine mixture into the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Whisk egg yolk mixture into wine mixture until well mixed. Pour butter into mixture and whisk until sauce is smooth and thickened, about 5 minutes.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • White wine vinegar can be used in place of rice vinegar. Green onions can be used in place of shallots.
  • You can also blend the egg yolk mixture in the blender for 1 minute instead of whisking.
ADVERTISEMENT

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Back-to-School Eats
Back-to-School Eats

Get recipes that work for your busiest days.

Gotta Feed the Football Fans
Gotta Feed the Football Fans

Get cheer-worthy chili, ribs, dips, snacks, and treats.

New! Free Menus
New! Free Menus

Now you can try Menu Planner free. Start your 30-day trial today.

Related Videos

How to Make Bearnaise Sauce

Make this easy sauce to complement beef tenderloin or other hearty main courses.

Tarragon Walnut Brown Butter Sauce

This simple brown butter sauce is perfect spooned over white fish.

Chef John's Pan Sauce Bordelaise

See how to make an incredibly scrumptious red wine steak sauce.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States