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Bennies With Zippy Blender Dijon Hollandaise

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

The classic fancy brunch dish is made even easier with a delicious Hollandaise sauce which takes only a few minutes in the blender. Dijon adds not only flavour but a lovely richness to the already heavenly sauce.

Bennies With Zippy Blender Dijon Hollandaise

Hollandaise
 2 large egg yolks
 1 Tbsp whipping cream
 2 tsp Dijon mustard
 ¼ tsp salt
 1 dash cayenne pepper, plus more for serving
  cup melted unsalted butter
 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Bennies
 8 slices of back bacon
 8 large eggs
 4 English muffins (white or whole wheat)
 2 Tbsp mustard sprouts
Hollandaise
1

In a blender, combine the egg yolks, whipping cream, mustard, salt and cayenne pepper. Blend for a few seconds.

2

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat until bubbly.

3

With the motor of the blender running, slowly but steadily pour the hot butter into the yolks.

4

Halfway through, add the lemon juice.

5

Gradually pour in the rest of the hot butter.

6

Adjust seasonings. You may need to blend in more lemon juice, salt, or cayenne pepper.

Ham
7

In a large skillet over medium-low heat, heat the ham just so it is warm.

Eggs
8

In a medium saucepan, poach the eggs to desired doneness. Be sure to drain them on a paper towel lined plate.

To assemble Eggs Benedict:
9

Place 2 toasted English muffin halves on a plate.

10

Top each English muffin half with 1 slice of warm ham and 1 poached egg.

11

Pour some of the Hollandaise sauce over the poached eggs, sprinkle with cayenne pepper and top with some of the mustard sprouts.

12

Repeat with remaining English muffins/ham/eggs/Hollandaise/sprouts.

13

Serve immediately.

Substitutions
14

Can prepare the Hollandaise ahead of time and pour it into a thermos to keep warm. Will hold for a few hours.
Can substitute peameal bacon, smoked salmon, slices of cooked bacon, fresh tomato slices or cooked spinach for the back bacon.

Can blend in 2 tsp fresh dill or tarragon to the Hollandaise sauce. Add it when adjusting the seasonings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 egg bennies

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 665
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g76%

Saturated Fat 23g115%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 549mg183%
Sodium 770mg33%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.