Hollandaise Sauce


Cooks Note: If hollandaise begins to separate, add more water and whisk together.
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  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon organic butter, melted (cooled)
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon paprika
  • Freshly ground pepper


1. Beat eggs and water together

2. Using a double boiler continue whisking while adding in olive oil, butter, lime, cayenne pepper and paprika until thickens. (Remember to keep the water on simmer while whisking egg mixture).

3. Add freshly ground pepper to the top before serving.

Hollandaise Sauce Shopping Tip

Ingredients like olive oil, shallots, mustard, cream, stock, and butter will help bring French flavors to your cooking.

Hollandaise Sauce Cooking Tip

French cuisine is renowned for slow-cooked sauces, however a quick pan sauce will do just as well; after sautéing a piece of meat or fish, remove it from the pan, deglaze with brandy or wine, finish with a touch of butter or cream and voilà!