Green Beans w/ Hollandaise Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 large pasteurized egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Dash of hot sauce (optional) 
  • 1 pound green beans, blanched or steamed


Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; reduce heat to low, and keep warm. Process egg yolks, next 3 ingredients, 1 Tbsp. water, and, if desired, hot sauce in a blender or food processor 2 to 3 minutes or until pale and fluffy. With blender running, add melted butter in a slow stream, processing until smooth. Serve warm with beans.