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Eggs Benedict

Updated August 31, 2017
Eggs Benedict
Eggs Benedict

Editor's Note: Make your next brunch at home even more special with this recipe for Eggs Benedict. The classic egg recipe is easy to make and uses a total of five ingredients. This dish can be prepared, cooked, and ready to serve in fewer than 15 minutes. Elegant and so delicious, this recipe will see a lot of use when you add it to your repertoire. You'll find this recipe will be a hit with your family and friends, too. The next time you want to add some pizzazz to your go-to breakfast or brunch dishes, consider using this recipe.

The smooth buttery sauce makes a truly indulgent breakfast or brunch. Good with ham or crisp grilled bacon on the side.

Makes4 servings

Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time11 min

Cooking MethodPoaching

CostModerate

Easy

One Pot MealYes

Occasional Fresco, Family Get Together

Recipe CourseMain Course

Five Ingredients or LessYes

MealBreakfast, Brunch

Taste and TextureButtery, Crisp, Rich

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 4 English muffins
  • Butter, for spreading
  • 1 cup warm Hollandaise Sauce

Instructions

  1. Fill a large frying pan with water to a depth of 2 inches (5 cm). Add the vinegar and bring to a simmer over medium heat. When tiny bubbles appear at the bottom of the pan, carefully crack 4 eggs, one by one, into each pan.

  2. Cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and let stand for exactly 6 minutes. Remove the eggs, using a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels.

  3. Meanwhile, split each muffin in half and toast.

  4. Butter each muffin half and place 2 on each serving plate. Top each half with a poached egg and spoon the hollandaise over the top.

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