This Healthy Avocado ‘Hollandaise’ Sauce Is Exactly What’s Missing From Your Brunch

Hollandaise sauce is an incredible invention. That creamy mix of egg yolks, melted butter, and lemon juice is sheer perfection drizzled on a poached egg and toast. But did you can get close to perfection with a plant-based recipes using an avocado?

Avocado “hollandaise” sauce is the brainchild of  Felicia Wu, the food blogger behind Felicia’s Fab Foodz. “It’s the perfect fancy-looking Sunday brunch, and it’s so easy to whip up,” she wrote on Instagram. To make it, put half an avocado in a blender with a little lemon juice, olive oil, your choice of milk, and salt, and blend until smooth.

Wu uses her healthy avocado hollandaise sauce recipe with a poached egg atop a slice of sprouted wheat bread, sprinkled with chopped chives and ground black pepper. You can get creative and try other options too, like drizzling it over a tofu scramble. With a sauce this delicious—and good for you, as it’s packed with healthy fats!—you really can’t go wrong.

Avocado “hollandaise” sauce

1/2 avocado
Juice of 1/4 lemon
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon milk of choice
Salt (to taste)
1. Blend all ingredients until smooth and there are no chunky bits of avocado.
2. Add more milk if needed.
3. Serve over a poached egg, or whatever you want.

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