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Cheat's Home-Made Hollandaise

This easy hollandaise sauce recipe tastes great served with steamed asparagus

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  • Serves 4

  • Skill level Easy

  • Calories 365 per serving

Ingredients

  • 175g (6oz) butter
  • 2 large free-range egg yolks
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 2tbsp dry vermouth
  • 1tbsp finely chopped parsley or dill

Preparation

  1. Heat 175g (6oz) butter gently in a pan until the white solids have sunk to the bottom. Pour the yellow liquid into a jug through a sieve, leaving the white solids in the pan.

  2. Put 2 large free-range egg yolks into a processor; whizz briefly with 2tbsp lemon juice. Add the butter in a thin stream.

  3. Add 2tbsp dry vermouth and 1tbsp finely chopped parsley or dill. Blend for a few seconds. Spoon into a heatproof bowl, rest over a pan of simmering water to warm.