Hollandaise Sauce with Asparagus made with French Butter Visual of a cow
serves 4
  • Prep Time
    10 minutes
  • Additional Time
    8-10 minutes
  • Total Time
    18-20 minutes
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice, plus more to taste
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ⅓ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup unsalted French butter
  • 1 bundle of asparagus
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Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

Give your side dish a European twist with this easy asparagus with hollandaise sauce recipe made with French butter.

Credit Emma Claire @emmaclaireskitchen

STEP 1: cook asparagus

Steam until asparagus is tender, 5 to 10 minutes depending on thickness.

STEP 2: prepare hollandaise

Melt the butter in the microwave or stove.In a blender or emulsion blender, add the egg yolks, lemon juice, Dijon & salt. Blend for 5 seconds until combined.

With the blender on medium speed, slowly add in the hot butter until it’s emulsified.

STEP 3: serve

Pour the hollandaise sauce over asparagus or into a small bowl and serve while warm. Enjoy!

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