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Bearnaise Sauce

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Bearnaise sauce is a classic french sauce made with clarified butter and egg yolks. Flavored with shallots, and tarragon, the bearnaise sauce can be prepared at home easily. Served over meats, grills and poached eggs, it is appetizing and delicious!
  Tarragon vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Coriander leaves 3 Tablespoon, crushed
  Freshly ground black pepper 1 Dash
  Egg yolks 2
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted and cooled to room temperature (1 Stick)

Combine vinegar, tarragon, shallots and pepper in small saucepan.
Over medium heat, cook and stir until vinegar evaporates and shallots soften.
Blend yolks and water in cup; add to shallots, stirring constantly over low heat until mixture thickens.
Remove from heat.
Add butter gradually, stirring briskly after each addition until blended.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 918 Calories from Fat 876

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g153%

Saturated Fat 60.7 g303.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 612.1 mg204%

Sodium 48.2 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.4%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 7 g13.4%

Vitamin A 125.6% Vitamin C 20.4%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bearnaise Sauce Recipe