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Bacon Eggs Benedict

Ingredients

Hollandaise Sauce:
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter (if using salted butter, omit the added salt)
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Poached Eggs:
  • 2 teaspoons white or rice vinegar
  • 4 large eggs
Benedict:
  • 2 English muffins
  • Butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

Bacon:

  1. Cook bacon in a skillet until browned on both sides. Remove from pan and place on paper towel-lined plate to drain excess grease.

Blender Hollandaise sauce:

  1. Gently melt 10 tablespoons unsalted butter. Put 3 egg yolks, a tablespoon of lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt in a blender. Blend on medium to medium high speed for 30 full seconds (count or time it), until eggs lighten in color.

  2.  Turn the blender down to lowest setting, slowly dribble in the hot melted butter, while continuing to blend. Taste for salt and acidity and add more salt or lemon juice to taste.

  3. Transfer it to a container you can use for pouring and set it on a warm—but not hot—place on or near the stovetop.

Poached Eggs:

  1. Bring a large saucepan two-thirds-filled with water to a boil, then add the vinegar. Bring the water to a boil again, then lower the heat to a bare simmer.
  2. Working one egg at a time, crack an egg into a small bowl and slip it into the barely simmering water. Once it begins to solidify, slip in another egg, until  all four are cooking.
  3. Turn off the heat, cover the pan, and let sit for 4 minutes. (Remember which egg went in first, you’ll want to take it out first.) When it comes time to remove the eggs, gently lift out with a slotted spoon.

Assembly:

  1. Toast English muffins and spread with butter. Top with two slices of bacon and a poached egg. Drizzle hollandaise sauce on top and garnish with parsley.

 

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving
Calories 1436
Total Fat 128 g
Saturated Fat 69 g
Cholesterol 1032 mg
Sodium 1858 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 43g
prep time
5 MIN
total time
25 MIN
servings
4
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