The Best Brunch: Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce



The Best Brunch: Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce

Create a delightful brunch experience with our mouthwatering Eggs Benedict recipe featuring rich and creamy Hollandaise sauce. Whether you’re hosting a special occasion or simply treating yourself to a luxurious morning meal, this dish is sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh eggs
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 4 slices of Canadian bacon
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Hollandaise Sauce:
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Fill a large saucepan with about 2 inches of water and bring it to a gentle simmer.
  2. In a heatproof bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and lemon juice.
  3. Place the bowl over the simmering water (double boiler) and whisk constantly until the mixture thickens.
  4. Slowly drizzle in the melted butter while continuing to whisk until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
  5. Season the Hollandaise sauce with cayenne pepper and salt, then remove it from heat.
  6. Poach the eggs to your desired doneness.
  7. Assemble your Eggs Benedict by placing toasted muffin halves on a plate, topping each with Canadian bacon, spinach, a poached egg, and a generous drizzle of Hollandaise sauce.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Serves 2

Indulge in the perfect brunch with our Eggs Benedict recipe. It’s a classic favorite that combines tender poached eggs, savory Canadian bacon, and velvety Hollandaise sauce on toasted English muffins. Every bite is a burst of flavor and luxury. Your taste buds will thank you.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 450 kcal, Fat – 32g, Carbohydrates – 18g, Protein – 21g

In conclusion, Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce is the epitome of a brunch masterpiece. The combination of perfectly poached eggs, savory bacon, and creamy Hollandaise sauce on a crispy muffin creates a symphony of flavors that will make your brunch unforgettable. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just craving a luxurious morning treat, this recipe is a must-try. Elevate your brunch game and impress your guests with this exquisite dish. Enjoy!

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