Eggs Benedict

Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed: Eggs Benedict Two Ways

It’s almost Valentine's Day weekend! Surprise your love and plan a romantic morning together. A simple and beautiful breakfast to impress is Eggs Benedict. From the soft poached egg to the creamy hollandaise sauce, there’s no going wrong with this recipe. The hollandaise sauce we’re sharing is a lot simpler than most and is completely foolproof. All you need is a food processor and warmed butter. Another great sauce for your Eggs Benedict is a slightly spicy, light tomato sauce.

This luxurious breakfast in bed is just the start to the rest of your romantic day. Perhaps the grand finale is taking your sweetheart to Coho Restaurant for their fantastic Valentine’s feast? Dine in or take the romance home to enjoy. Explore the menu here.

Hollandaise Sauce

Ingredients

3 egg yolks
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 c melted warm butter

Directions

1. Place egg yolks, lemon juice, and salt in the food processor. Blend for thirty seconds until combined.
2. With the food processor running, slowly pour melted butter into the food processor until everything is combined and you’re left with a silky, creamy hollandaise sauce.

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

12 oz can tomato sauce
1 Thai bird chili
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp hot paprika

Directions

1. In a small saucepot combine all ingredients. Bring to simmer, simmer for fifteen minutes over medium-low heat.

Poached Eggs

Ingredients

4 eggs

Directions

1. Bring a shallow pan of water to a simmer.
2. One at a time, crack eggs carefully into a measuring cup and slowly tip them into the simmering water.
3. Poach for two to four minutes.
4. Remove eggs with a slotted spoon, allowing excess water to drain off.

Assemble Your Eggs Benedict

Ingredients

2 English muffins, cut in half
1/2 c spinach
4 cooked strips of bacon, tomato slices if you prefer a vegetarian option.
4 poached eggs
2 Tbsp of sauce of your choosing

Directions

1. Toast your English muffins.
2. Place either bacon or tomato on top of muffin, then add a few spinach leaves.
3. Top each slice with a poached egg and finish with your choice of sauce.

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