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Low Carb / Keto Sauce Béarnaise 2- carbs .

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

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.

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