Asparagus eggs benedict

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Recipe from: 7 January 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 2
  • 20
    mini asparagus spears
  • 1
    white wine vinegar
  • 4
    jumbo eggs
  • 2
    English muffins, halved and toasted
  • 3
    eggs yolks
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 180
    butter, melted
  • sea salt and black pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Heat the butter in a pan, add the asparagus and cook until soft and slightly brown. Set aside and keep warm.

Fill a medium pot with water until 3/4 full. Add vinegar and heat until simmering. Swirl the water with a spoon until a whirlpool effect is achieved. Crack an egg into a teacup, drop the egg into the water and cook for 3 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towel.

For the hollandaise sauc

In a blender, blitz together the egg yolks and lemon juice, then slowly add the melted butter until the sauce is thick and glossy. Season to taste.

To assemble:

Divide muffin halves between 4 plates, top with asparagus and eggs, and spoon over hollandaise sauce. Sprinkle with black pepper.

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