Avocado Béarnaise Sauce

This delicious homemade béarnaise sauce features chopped avocados for a creamy texture and incredibly rich flavor.  It matches perfectly with beef tenderloin.

This recipe goes with Beef Tenderloin With Avocado Béarnaise Sauce

Yield: about 3 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 4 large shallots, diced
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 4 small GENUINE CALIFORNIA AVOCADOS, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons. Cool.
  2. Process reduced mixture, avocado, and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Chill up to 2 days, if desired.
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