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Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

Soft-boiled eggs, served on toast with a slice of fried smoked ham, and the whole covered with Hollandaise sauce.

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Last modified on: August 8th 2018

For 4 eggs, you will need:

How long does it take?

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 1 min.3 min.1 hour 4 min.
Preservation:
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
20 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #1 Prepare 200 g Hollandaise sauce.

Keep hot.
Stage 2
20 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #2 Prepare 4 Poached eggs.

Keep hot.
Stage 3
3 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #3 Remove crusts of 4 slices Sandwich bread.
Stage 4
5 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #4 Butter one side.
Stage 5
5 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #5 Cut 2 slices smoked ham in 2, to get slices about the same size as the toast.

Heat the plates.
Stage 6
1 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #6 Put ham slices in a hot frying pan, 30 seconds on each side (if you use regular ham instead of smoked, leave until ham is lightly fried).

Keep hot.
Stage 7
2 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #7 In the same pan, put the toast butter side down until well browned, then turn over and cook the other side for 1 minute.

If you are in a hurry, don't butter toast, just put in a toaster.
Stage 8
3 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #8 Put 1 slice of toast (or 2 if you are hungry) onto a hot plate, add a ham slice on top then a soft-boiled egg.
Stage 9
5 min.
Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #9 Cover with hollandaise sauce. If possible decorate with a parsley leaf, and serve immediately.

Remarks

Try to use not completely white bread, but whole-wheat instead, your toast and your eggs Benedict will be better. Even better is to make your own sandwich bread. Don't be afraid, it's quite easy.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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