Notes: Sure, we've gone low-fat in general, but we haven't abandoned the classics for special occasions. In fact, they're coming back. Motto: If you can't trim fat, trim time. Serve this easy hollandaise over hot cooked asparagus or broccoli.

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About 1 1/4 cups, enough for 8 to 10 servings (about 2 1/2 lb. of vegetables)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat or in a microwave oven.

  • Put egg yolks, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon water, and mustard in a blender or food processor.

  • Whirl on high speed to blend, then add butter in a slow, steady stream.

  • Add remaining lemon juice, cayenne, and salt to taste; whirl just to blend. Use at once or store in a thermos up to 30 minutes.

  • Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Nutrition Facts

71 calories; calories from fat 99%; protein 0.5g; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 4.6g; carbohydrates 0.1g; sodium 79mg; cholesterol 51mg.