Blender Hollandaise Sauce in your Vitamix by @BlenderBabes
Hollandaise Sauce
Course: Sauce
Servings: 5
Calories: 362.4 kcal
Author: Deb Meier for Blender Babes
  • 1 cup /250 mL unsalted butter
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons /30 mL freshly squeezed lemon juice or tarragon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon /15 mL water
  • 1/2 teaspoon /2 mL salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons /30 mL finely chopped fresh tarragon (optional)
  1. Melt butter in a small pan over medium-high or microwave in a bowl. Skim and discard foam. Pour butter into a measuring cup, leaving white solids behind.
  2. Place yolks, lemon juice, water, cayenne pepper, and salt in your blender.
  3. For Blendtec: Use SOUP button and let run full cycle. If butter is not hot, reheat. Press SOUP button, while motor is running, slowly pour butter through hole in lid.
  4. For Vitamix and other variable speed power blenders: Start on speed 1, turn machine on then slowly increase to speed 10, then flip to high. Blend for 1 minute (and reheat butter if it's not hot). While motor is running, remove lid plug and slowly pour butter through hole in lid and blend for 2 minutes. Stop machine.
  5. If the sauce is too thick, continue to blend while adding more lemon juice.
  6. Pour into an ovenproof bowl. Stir in tarragon.
  7. (Keep warm in a 200F (90C) oven for up to 15 min if not serving immediately. Whisk just before serving.)
  8. All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
Recipe Notes

Keep in mind these are RAW egg yolks - make sure the eggs are fresh.
Nutrition info includes optional fresh tarragon.

Nutrition Facts
Hollandaise Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 362.4 Calories from Fat 356
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.5g 61%
Saturated Fat 23.8g 119%
Polyunsaturated Fat 13.5g
Cholesterol 209.8mg 70%
Sodium 248.3mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 1.2g 0%
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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