Grouse in Béarnaise Sauce

An easy, gourmet recipe for grouse that is quick, easy and uses stapeles from the pantry. An easy gourmet dish prepared with pantry staples stored on the shelf at the cabin.


  • 2 fresh grouse
  • fresh sage leaves
  • 1 packet McCormick béarnaise sauce mix
  • 1/2 cup canned milk


Preheat oven to 300º F. Halve breasts of 2 grouse. Dredge these and the legs in flour and brown in olive oil in a Dutch oven. Place sage leaves over the grouse, then sprinkle a packet of McCormick béarnaise sauce over them. Pour 1/2 cup canned milk over all. Cover with a tight fitting lid and bake in 300º F oven for 11/2 hours. Serves 4. Wine pairing: Cabernet Franc or Pinot Noir