The eggs benedict recipe is simple and delicious. It uses avocado, bacon, and toasted French bread. There is no need to use a double boiler.
Brunch is our favorite meal. Even though it’s almost 4 p.m., I would still love to eat breakfast. Patty loves eggs benedict. Although I love eggs, Benedict, I am more of a “hungry men special” type of guy. I’m a big fan of all things bacon, eggs, sausages, toast, and home fries. I can’t choose between sausage or bacon. I WANT BOTH. WE ALL WANT BOTH.
My eggs benedict recipe comprises poached eggs on toasted French bread, bacon, sliced avocado, and hollandaise sauce.
How to make eggs Benedict?
Eggs Benedict is easier than it seems. There are many moving parts. I suggest you prepare everything and then crack the eggs in small bowls before adding them to the boiling water.
Baking or Frying Bacon
Baking the bacon in the oven is a more flexible option. You can also fry the bacon and keep it warm in the oven while you prepare everything else. Baking bacon is a great way to cook it while you manage everything else.
How to poach an egg?
It takes some practice to poach the perfect egg, but it is easy. You can watch the video. It’s possible to do this without making a whirlpool. This allows you to poach three or four eggs at once effortlessly.
Place the egg(s) and other ingredients in a large pot of boiling water. Cook for approximately 2-3 minutes. This is the perfect temperature. A splash of vinegar in the water will help the egg whites set up faster. If necessary, they can be left on a plate for a while.
Hollandaise Sauce Without a Double Boiler
The hollandaise sauce is the most challenging part, not the poaching of eggs. Cooking too high heat can cause the egg to become solidified and leave you with clumpy butter. For best results, cook low and slow. Once it is done, please remove it from heat and cover it with foil to keep it warm.
Trust me, and I don’t own a double boiler. My makeshift double boiler is a metal bowl placed on top of a saucepan with medium-simmering water. The bowl should be large enough to be stacked on top of your saucepan but not touch the simmering water below. You need at least 1-2 inches of space to provide the right amount of indirect heat.
Pre-melted butter is recommended before you add the egg yolks to my recipe. This speeds up the process and leaves less room for error. This is all I have for you. This dish will make you the king/queen at brunch if you pair it with a bloody Mary.
Avocado Eggs Benedict Recipe
- PREP TIME 15 MINS
- COOK TIME 20 MINS
- TOTAL TIME 35 MINS
- YIELD: 2
- CATEGORY: BREAKFAST
- CUISINE: AMERICAN
This egg benedict recipe is simple and delicious. It uses avocado, bacon, and toasted French bread. There is no need to use a double boiler.
Ingredients for Avocado Eggs Benedict Recipe
- Four eggs
- Four strips of bacon halved
- One avocado, cut into 12 wedges
- Butter to spread on French bread
- One teaspoon of distilled white vinegar
- One tablespoon of chopped finely fresh parsley to garnish
- Four slices of French bread cut to 1-inch thickness and toasted
Ingredients for Hollandaise Sauce
- Two egg yolks
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- A pinch of ground black pepper
- A dash of Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon water
- One stick of butter melted
- Salt – pinch
Recipe Steps for Avocado Eggs Benedict
- In a stainless steel bowl, combine the egg yolks and Worcestershire sauce with the salt and pepper. The bowl should be placed on top of a saucepan medium-sized with lightly simmering water (or a double kettle).
- Continue to whisk. Keep the eggs cool, or they might separate. Mix in the melted butter and continue to whisk until the sauce thickens.
- Cover the bowl with a lid and let it cool down. You can add warm water to thin the sauce before serving it.
- Toast the French bread on the oven rack, under the broiler, for about 5 minutes.
- Begin to poach eggs. Add vinegar to 3-4 inches of water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Place each egg in the boiling water. Cook for 2 1/2 to 3 mins. Take out the eggs with a slotted spoon. Set aside. The water does not need to be a whirlpool.
- Butter each French bread slice, then top it with a slice of bacon, three avocado slices, and one poached egg. Finally, drizzle the hollandaise sauce over the top. Sprinkle with fresh parsley, and serve immediately.
A medium-sized saucepan filled with simmering water can be used in place of a double boiler if you don’t own one. Make sure the water doesn’t touch the bowl’s bottom. The bowl should only be heated in indirect heat.