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: April 8th 2023

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1 hour 1 min.3 min.1 hour 4 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 20 min.
Eggs Benedict
Prepare 200 g Hollandaise sauce.

Keep hot.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Eggs Benedict
Prepare 4 Poached eggs.

Keep hot.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Eggs Benedict
Remove crusts of 4 slices Sandwich bread.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Eggs Benedict
Butter one side.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Eggs Benedict
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
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
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
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
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.
Keeping
To eat right now.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
977 Kcal or 4,091 Kj38 gr76 gr163 gr
49 %15 %7 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
150 Kcal or 628 Kj6 gr12 gr25 gr
8 %2 %1 %4 %
Per eggs
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
244 Kcal or 1,022 Kj10 gr19 gr41 gr
12 %4 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten, Egg, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 eggs : 3.30 €
  • Per eggs : 0.83 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Hollandaise sauceHollandaise sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine and leek tarts, Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake, Green beans with tomatoes, Mackerel rillettes, Chocolate mousse, Baked sea bass fillet with lemon and tarragon, ... All
Poached eggsPoached eggs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs Arsène, Tartine du pêcheur , Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Artichoke hearts forestier , ... All
Sandwich breadSandwich bread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Genoese croque-monsieur, Croque-monsieur, Comtoise apple charlotte, Grilled cheese, Pain perdu, ... All
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