Low Carb / Keto Sauce Béarnaise 2- carbs .
Updated: Apr 15
This cousin of Hollandaise , Béarnaise sauce is always a delicious addition to steak , poultry , fish and vegetables. Packed with flavor from a tarragon , chervil , shallot , pepper , white wine , vinegar and enriched with butter and egg yokes. Truly a low carb classic , you will not regret taking the time to make this sauce .
Low Carb / Keto Sauce Béarnaise
For the reduction .
¼ -Cup white wine vinegar .
¼ - Cup dry white wine.
¼ - Cup of water.
1 - Large Shallot minced.
2 - Teaspoon of peppercorns rough cracked .
1-Tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or ½ tablespoon of dry tarragon.
½ - Tablespoon dried Chervil ( optional and available on amazon ) .
For the sauce .
3 – egg yokes .
1 – Tablespoon water.
1- Tablespoons of heavy cream .
½ - Cup clarified unsalted butter ( traditional ) or regular butter melted and warm.
2 -Tablespoons of minced fresh parsley and tarragon combined.
¼ - Teaspoon cayenne pepper ( optional ) .
Lemon juice as necessary.
Salt to taste .
To make the sabayon.
Combine ¼ cup white wine , ¼ cup white wine vinegar , ¼ cup water in a sauce pan over high heat along with the shallots , peppercorns. tarragon and chervil bring to a boil and reduce to two tablespoons .
Strain pressing out liquid from the ingredients.
Using a double boiler or a stainless steel mixing bowl, add egg yolks , reduction , cream and beat together .
Place mixing bowl over the boiling water and cook the egg yokes while constantly whisking .
The eggs will become foamy and begin to thicken , remove from heat source as necessary .
When the eggs thicken into a light custard remove from heat and cut burner off .
To finish the sauce.
Place the sabayon back over the water with the heat off and drizzle in warm melted butter incorporating as you go as with making a mayonnaise ( essentially this is a warm mayonnaise ) .
Once the all the butter is incorporated stir in the tarragon , parsley and cayenne pepper if using .
Taste for salt and season to taste add some lemon juice to brighten the flavor if needed .
Keep warm till service , but be careful don’t let it simmer or it will break .
How to video . below
Nutrition FactsServings8.0Amount Per Servingcalories203 % Daily Value *Total Fat 21g32%Saturated Fat 12g58%Monounsaturated Fat 0gPolyunsaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gCholesterol40mg13%Sodium2mg0%Potassium12mg0%Total Carbohydrate2g1%Dietary Fiber0g0%Sugars0gProtein6g11%Vitamin A 16%Vitamin C 0%Calcium 0%Iron 0% * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.