Southern Hollandaise Sauce

Southern Hollandaise Sauce

46 Reviews 6 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    15 m
TARENELLA
Recipe by  TARENELLA

“This is one of my Gamommy's from the early 60's. Not too different than the other recipes, but worth putting out there as an option. Serve with cooked vegetables or fish. ”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 /3 cup

Directions

  1. Bring water in the bottom a double boiler to a simmer: hot water in double boiler base should not touch pan above. In the top of the double boiler, slightly beat egg yolks. Slowly whisk in butter, and then gradually whisk in water. Cook, stirring, until thickened. Remove double boiler top from base.
  2. Gradually whisk in lemon juice, and season with salt and cayenne. Cover, and keep hot over warm water until serving.

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Reviews (46)

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TARENELLA
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TARENELLA

Thanx so much for all the glowing reviews -- my grandmother has since passed, and it warms my heart to know that her cooking has touched so many people :)

joannasaddoris
26

joannasaddoris

Excellent hollandaise sauce recipe. I made this with eggs benedict. The amount of lemon juice was perfect for me. If it begins to separate, just add a splash of cold water and whisk very fast.

Peterdan
18

Peterdan

A big lemon taste. We used fresh squeezed lemon so it had a full favor as apposed to the acidic taste of the non fresh variety. We served it over an Italian version of eggs Benedict (prosciutto and rustic Italian bread instead of Canadian bacon and English muffins) A keeper, thanks

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 130 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs
  • 0.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 133 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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