• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Recipe video above. Eggs Benedict, made easy! Featuring my no-compromise Easy Method for Poached Eggs and a 90-second Foolproof Hollandaise Sauce.But if it all sounds too daunting for a sleepy Sunday morning, take the easy way out and prepare the poached eggs and Hollandaise Sauce up to 2 days ahead. They both reheat perfectly.Save a bucketload by staying in for brunch this weekend - and you don't even have to get out of your PJ's!!Makes 8 Eggs Benedict to serve 4 people, ie. 2 eggs + 1 split muffin per person

    Ingredients

    • 3 egg yolks  (, from large eggs (55-60g / 2 oz each, Note 1))
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper ( or white pepper)
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 1/2 tbsp  lemon juice (, plus more to taste)
    • 1 1/2 tbsp water (, plus more as needed)
    • 175g/ 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter (, cut into 1.5 cm / 1/2" cubes (Note 2))
    • 8 large eggs (, fridge cold (Note 3))
    • 8 slices bacon ( - streaky, Canadian (traditional) or other)
    • 200g / 7oz shaved or sliced ham ((16 slices, ie. 2 slices per muffin half))
    • 250g / 8oz smoked salmon slices (, at room temp)
    • 4 English Muffins, split ((or 8 slices other bread, or 4 brioche or other rolls))
    • 1 tbsp each Chives and parlsey (, roughly chopped, for garnish)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 532 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 42 g 64.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 118.23%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 199 mg 66.44%
    • Sodium: 845 mg 35.21%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.22%
    • Potassium: 229 mg 6.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.08%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 25.48%
    • Vitamin C 1.36%
    • Vitamin D 101.73%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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