5 Healthy Hollandaise Sauce Alternatives

5 Healthy Hollandaise Sauce Alternatives

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I just love hollandaise sauce! This sauce is super delicious and super versatile. You can add this sauce to almost anything (spinach, mushrooms, poached eggs, fish or asparagus). You can buy this sauce in your supermarket, but a homemade hollandaise sauce is normally better than store bought versions. Try one of these healthy Hollandaise sauce recipes:

1. Vegan hollandaise recipe

This healthy vegan hollandaise sauce is so creamy and delicious no one will know it’s vegan!

Ingredients:

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2 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, minced
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes
Salt and paper, to taste

Instructions:

In a food processor or blender, put all the ingredients (except the olive oil and onion). Mix until well combined. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook for 3 min. Pour in processed hollandaise and cook for 1 minute. Done!

2. Yogurt hollandaise sauce

Yogurt hollandaise sauce is a healthy alternative to traditional Hollandaise sauce. Yogurt contains probiotics- the good bacteria in our bodies that support healthy digestive tract.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 cup yogurt, low-fat
4 egg yolks
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. chili powder
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Stir in the olive oil, yogurt, egg yolks, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and chili powder in the top of a stainless-steel double boiler. Cook, stirring often with a whisk for about 15 minutes. Set aside and let cool. Serve warm. Done!

3. Simple hollandaise sauce

This simple hollandaise sauce is much lower in saturated fat and calories than store bought versions.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
½ tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup unsalted butter
4 egg yolks
1/5 lemon, juiced
1 tbsp. water
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Mix all the ingredients in your blender.Preheat the oven to 200 F. Place in the oven for 15 minutes. Mix again. Serve and enjoy.

4. Spicy yogurt sauce

This is a healthier version of traditional hollandaise sauce.So delicious yet so easy to make!

Ingredients:

1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. fresh parsley
1/8 tsp. powdered turmeric
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp. paprika

Instructions:

In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients until well incorporated. Leave it at room temperature for a few minute. Done!

5. Avocado hollandaise sauce

This avocado hollandaise sauce is so much healthier than a traditional hollandaise sauce. Avocados are a great addition to any meal.

Ingredients:

1 avocado, halved
1/5 lemon, juiced
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup hot water
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Scoop out the avocado flesh. In a food processor or blender, add the olive oil, avocado, lemon juice and hot water and salt and pepper to taste. Mix until well incorporated. Transfer your sauce to a small heatproof bowl and set aside. Enjoy your meal.

5 Healthy Hollandaise Sauce Alternatives