Eggs Benedict Florentine

Eggs Benedict Florentine
Summary

Here’s a healthy version of Eggs Benedict where the bacon is replaced by perfectly sauteed garlic spinach and the hollandaise sauce is on the lighter side.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    ½ English muffin + 1 poached egg + 2 Tbsps. sauce
Breakfast Foodie Vegetarian High in Fiber Comfort Food French
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    ½ English muffin + 1 poached egg + 2 Tbsps. sauce
  • Amount per serving Calories 165

  • Total Fat 8g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 235mg
  • Sodium 220mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 12g
  • Potassium 480mg
Breakfast Foodie Vegetarian High in Fiber Comfort Food French
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
    1
  • olive oil
    1 tsp
  • baby spinach
    4 cups
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • eggs (poached)
    4
  • egg yolk
    1
  • lemon juice
    1/2 tsp
  • vegetable broth (low-sodium)
    2 tbsp
  • plain yogurt (non-fat)
    1/4 cups
  • salt (optional)
    1/4 tsp
  • Dash of ground black pepper
    1
  • whole-wheat English muffins (light, split and lightly toasted)
    2
Directions

Directions

  1. Add the cooking spray and oil to a sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté the spinach until wilted. Stir in the garlic and sauté 1 additional minute.

  2. Prepare a double boiler with a heat-proof bowl. Add the egg yolk, lemon juice, and vegetable broth, whisking constantly until hot but not curdled. Remove from heat and whisk in yogurt, salt (optional), and pepper.

  3. Top each English muffin half with 1/4 of spinach mixture, one poached egg, and 2 Tbsps. sauce.

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