Quickie Hollandaise Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon1⁄2 , freshly squeezed
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Egg yolks3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 955 Calories from Fat 910

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158.9%

Saturated Fat 62.1 g310.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 797.2 mg

Sodium 1488.3 mg62%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 8 g16.9%

Vitamin A 69.4% Vitamin C 37.2%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In small saucepan, combine the butter, lemon juice and salt.
2. Heat over a low flame, until frothy.
3. Place the egg yolks in a bowl.
4. Pour the hot butter into the egg yolks, in a slow steady stream, while whisking constantly with a clean dry wire whisk until mixture is emulsified.

This make about 3/4 cup of sauce which should be served immediately, over cooked vegetables or poached fish or serve as a dipping sauce.