Basic French sauce «Bearnez» recipe with photos step by step

Базовый французский соус


Dry white wine — 2 tbsp.l
Shallots — 2 pieces
Tarragon — 2 twigs
Wine sauce — 2 tbsp.l
Egg yolk — 2 pieces
Water at room temperature — 1 tbsp.l
Butter — 100 gr
Lemon juice — 1 tsp
Salt, pepper — To taste

Bearnez sauce is perfect for grilled meat dishes.

  • 2 pcs shallots
  • 2 sprigs of Tarragon
  • 2 tbsp wine sauce
  • 2 pieces egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp Water at room temperature
  • 100 g Butter
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • To taste Salt, pepper
  • How to make Basic French sauce «Bearnez»

    The base sauce is used to prepare more complex sauces and as a dressing for the main dish. It can be served with fish, meat and even salad… And just with fresh bread!

    Step-by-step recipe


    In a saucepan with a thick bottom over low heat, mix the wine, vinegar, onion and tarragon. Cook, stirring constantly for 10-13 minutes.


    Melt the butter in a separate saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat and add the egg yolk and water and beat well with a whisk.

    • Базовый французский соус

    In a blender, knead the cooked mixture and whisk at medium speed until smooth. Add the butter and yolks and beat again, but at maximum speed until smooth. The sauce should not be too liquid, so you need to beat it until it thickens a little.

    • Базовый французский соус

    Put the finished sauce in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Before serving, add lemon juice and serve with grilled meat.

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