Eggs Benedict for 2

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Serve Eggs Benedict with the hollandaise scaled down to just the right amount for two. Add some sliced tomatoes, grapefruit, and a glass of wine to complete the menu.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR THE EGGS BENEDICT: Broil muffins until lightly browned. Top each muffin half with a poached egg, and cover with hollandaise sauce. Yield: 2 servings.
  2. FOR THE HOLLANDAISE SAUCE: Beat egg yolks in top of DOUBLE BOILER; gradually add lemon juice to egg yolks, stirring constantly. Add about ONE-THIRD of butter to egg mixture; cook over hot (not boiling) water, stirring constantly, until butter melts.
  3. Add another third of butter, stirring constantly; as sauce thickens, stir in remaining butter. Stir in salt and cayenne; cook until thickened. Yield: about 1/2 cup.
  4. Southern Living.

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Good and lemon-y (is that a word? LOL). I did add two dashes of cayenne instead of one, otherwise followed recipe.

Neta June 11, 2007

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