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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:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 1 min.3 min.1 hour 4 min.
Preservation: To eat right now.
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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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3740171 gr680 gr436 gr
187 %66 %64 %66 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
57526 gr105 gr67 gr
29 %10 %10 %10 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 eggs : 3.13 €
Per eggs : 0.78 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bonnevaux apple tart, Rum babas, Linzer torte, Crêpes Suzette, Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée), ... All
Sandwich breadSandwich bread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Croque-monsieur, Genoese croque-monsieur, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Spinach Croque-monsieur , Chicken club sandwich, ... All
Poached eggsPoached eggs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tartine du pêcheur , Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Fried bread with leek and poached egg , Eggs meurette, Eggs Arsène, ... All

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