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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?

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

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

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

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

Heat the plates.
5 min.
6 Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #6Put 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.
1 min.
7 Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #7In 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.
2 min.
8 Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #8Put 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. 3 min.
9 Eggs Benedict  : Photo of step #9Cover with hollandaise sauce. If possible decorate with a parsley leaf, and serve immediately. 5 min.

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
242754 gr74 gr213 gr
121 %21 %7 %32 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3738 gr11 gr33 gr
19 %3 %1 %5 %
% 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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