Bearnaise Sauce

step-by-step recipe

What makes this sauce the best?

This tangy and delicious sauce has a history of being hard to make, but I promise with this easy recipe you'll have a luxurious Bearnaise sauce for everything!


White wine vinegar Shallot Dried tarragon  Black pepper Egg yolks  Unsalted butter

Step 1

In a frying pan, add vinegar, shallot, black pepper, and tarragon. Let it simmer until well-reduced, 10-15 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Heat an inch of water in a saucepan. In bowl, combine the fully cooled reduction, egg yolks, and a splash of water. Place the mixing bowl on top of the water-filled sauce pan, making sure the water isn't touching the bowl. 

Step 3

While whisking continuously, add butter 2-4 Tablespoons at a time, whisking until fully melted. Continue until all the butter has been added.

Step 4

Once your sauce is at the desired level of thickness, remove from heat. Pour into a gravy boat, drizzle over the prepared dish, and serve!

What to use with Bearnaise Sauce?

-Steak -Chicken -Vegeagbltes


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