Simple Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

Hollandaise Sauce
submitted by bahuja2001 at


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Egg yolks4
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Butter1⁄2 Pound, melted
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1824 Calories from Fat 1760

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307.5%

Saturated Fat 122.2 g611.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1228 mg

Sodium 541.3 mg22.6%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.13 g0.52%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 12 g23.1%

Vitamin A 130.8% Vitamin C 23%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In top of a double boiler, beat egg yolks slightly and stir in lemon juice.
Place over hot, but not boiling water— don't allow water in bottom pan to touch top pan.
Add the butter a little at a time, stirring constantly with wooden spoon.
Add the salt and pepper to taste.
Continue cooking slowly just until mixture thickens —stir constantly.