I love my breadless eggs benedict.
I sometimes order eggs benedict when I go out for brunch but I wanted to experiment with homemade alternatives. This recipe has changed my weekend breakfasts at home. The beauty is I can add more and more of each ingredient depending on how hungry I am, and the lack of bread means I can do so without getting too full. It’s great.
My breadless eggs benedict recipe is delicious and easy to follow. Please give it a try – I think you’ll love it too.
Breadless Eggs Benedict Recipe
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp water
1 or 2 ripe avocados
2 or 3 eggs
3 or 4 slices of ham
A handful of pine nuts
½ small bunch of chives, chopped
1 chilli, finely sliced
Salt and pepper
First up, let’s make the hollandaise sauce. Using a fork, whisk the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar and water together in a cup until the consistency is smooth. Place the cup in the fridge.
Next, remove the avocado (or avocados) from its shell and take out the stone. Place in a cup or bowl and smash it into smoother consistency before sprinkling it with a pinch of salt.
Now the eggs need poaching. We all have slightly different ways of doing this but my preferred method is to get a saucepan of water boiling and adding a teaspoon of vinegar. I then crack my eggs into the water and turn the heat down so the water simmers. After two minutes, I scoop the eggs onto a plate before drying them with a paper towel.
All that’s left to do is to chop the chives and the chilli.
Finally, everything needs to be layered up. Get the ham onto a plate and scoop the smashed avocado on top. Add the eggs and drizzle them in the hollandaise sauce before scattering over the pine nuts, chives and chilli and serving up.
Remember, if you do try this, take a picture and share it on Instagram! I’d love to check it out.
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