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    Brunch Eggs With Herbed Cheese Sauce

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    25 mins

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    PaulaG's Note:

    I love Eggs Benedict which is high in fat and cholesterol. Now that I have to watch my intake of both, I found this recipe and it is a wonderful alternative. Serve with fresh assorted fruit for an elegant brunch.

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    Herb Cheese Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small saucepan, melt the butter and stir in flour; remove from heat.
    2. 2
      Gradually stir in milk, return to heat and heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
    3. 3
      Boil and stir 1 minute; stir in Cheddar cheese, basil.
    4. 4
      Adjust salt and cayenne pepper to personal taste, remove from heat and keep warm.
    5. 5
      In a nonstick 10-inch skillet over medium heat, brown Canadian bacon on both sides, remove and keep warm.
    6. 6
      Beat the yogurt with with egg substitute and pour into skillet that was used for bacon.
    7. 7
      As the egg mixture begins to set at bottom and side, gently lift the cooked portions with spatula so that uncooked portion can flow to bottom.
    8. 8
      Avoid constant stirring.
    9. 9
      Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened throughout but still moist.
    10. 10
      Place 1 slice bacon on each muffin half.
    11. 11
      Divide eggs among the muffin halves, top with about 2 tablespoons sauce, and grate Parmesan cheese on top.
    12. 12
      Add a few grinds of fresh pepper to each serving and sprinkle with freshly snipped chives.
    13. 13
      Serve with fresh fruit for a delightful brunch for 4.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 27, 2011

      55

      Great breakfast - I made full recipe but used 5 whole eggs and used cheddar for both the omelette and the sauce and served on toasted wholemeal/wholegrain bread and then realized after we had eaten I had forgotten to put the chives on but the DM, DS and I all thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you PaulaG for a great breakfast recipe and Nimz for recommended, made for I Recommend Ttag game.

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    • on December 30, 2009

      55

      A great, light supper. I mixed some chives in the sauce while cooking it, for added herb flavor. The sauce is VERY good! I subbed fat-free sour cream for the yogurt, and lean pressed ham for the Canadian bacon. Since this was all we were having, we each had 2, but one would be quite filling if served with fruit or salad. Made for Partying The Diabetic Way 2009.

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    • on February 28, 2010

      55

      Simply outstanding! I did use real eggs and whole milk, but other than that I made exactly as specified. Two of these made a wonderful dinner last night.

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    Nutritional Facts for Brunch Eggs With Herbed Cheese Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (229 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 175.3
     
    Calories from Fat 61
    34%
    Total Fat 6.8 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 28.2 mg
    9%
    Sodium 587.8 mg
    24%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 12.1 g
    24%

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