Hollandaise sauce is a rich, creamy sauce with a hint of lemon citrus flavor.
Hollandaise sauce is typically used for drizzling over eggs benedict, but you can also use it as a pasta sauce.
Hollandaise sauce can have basil leaves, chilies, orange, lime, cayenne, or Dijon added to it for an enhanced flavor to serve over pasta dishes.
Salmon Pasta with Lime Hollandaise Sauce
Salmon pasta with lime hollandaise sauce
Salmon fillets are pan fried with salt, pepper, and a bit of lime juice squirted on top.
To make lime hollandaise sauce, butter is melted over a hot water bath. Butter is placed in a metal bowl over a pot filled with about 1″ of water. The water should be boiling in order for the butter to melt.
In a separate heat proof bowl, egg yolks, lime zest, and lime juice are whisked together.
When the butter has melted, slowly add it to the egg yolk mixture whisking vigorously so the eggs do not begin to cook.
Once the pasta has been cooked and drained, you can drizzle lime hollandaise sauce over your salmon and pasta for a citrus, buttery sauce to enjoy.
Pasta Salad with Steak and Basil Hollandaise Sauce
Pasta salad with steak and basil hollandaise sauce is a full meal with veggies, steak, and pasta.
Pasta salad is made with pasta, corn, cannellini beans, cherry tomatoes, butter lettuce and onions.
Steak is sautéed with garlic and butter to sear it, and then it’s let to rest while the hollandaise sauce is made.
Hollandaise sauce is made by melting butter over a hot water bath. You can put a metal bowl over a pot filled with about 1″ of water in the bottom. The water should be boiling in order to melt the butter.
In another bowl, place egg yolks, fresh basil leaves, fresh lemon juice and salt and whisk them together.
You can cut the basil leaves into strips, or chop it up finely. Once the butter has melted, slowly add the butter to the egg yolk bowl whisking vigorously so you don’t cook the eggs.
Basil hollandaise sauce has a bit of a kick to it. You can add fresh chilies as well to make it a bit more spicy.
Hollandaise sauce is drizzled over steak and pasta salad for a creamy and rich flavoring.
Shrimp Sausage Pasta With Hollandaise Sauce
Shrimp sausage pasta with hollandaise sauce is a spicy pasta drizzled with a creamy sauce.
Olive oil is heated in a pan, and then slices of chorizo are cooked until they turn brown on each side.
Deglaze the pan with a bit of dry white wine.
Add shrimp, capers, and a bit of caper juice and cook until the shrimp turn pink. Add lemon juice to the pan, and then add cooked pasta to coat in a bit of sauce.
Prepare your hollandaise sauce by melting butter over a hot water bath. You can put a metal bowl over a pot filled with about 1″ of water in the bottom. The water should be boiling in order to melt the butter.
In another bowl, place egg yolks, fresh lemon juice and salt and whisk them together.
Once the butter has melted, slowly add the butter to the egg yolk bowl whisking vigorously so you don’t cook the eggs.
Drizzle hollandaise sauce over shrimp and chorizo pasta and enjoy!