Lightened-up Eggs Benedict

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We were hesitant to alter a classic, but we couldn't resist. We finally have a lightened-up recipe for Hollandaise sauce —it's so good you'll be glad to kiss the standard all-butter version goodbye.

460
Calories
10g
Fat
16g
Protein
4
Servings

Ingredients

Hollandaise Sauce

3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
3 Organic Valley large egg yolks
1 1/2 t lemon juice
1/2 t Annie’s Dijon mustard
1/2 t salt
1/8 t black pepper
1/8 t hot sauce

Eggs, Etc.

3 c water
8 Organic Valley large eggs
4 oz English muffins (split)
1 c Earthbound Farm baby spinach
8 sli Applegate bacon (halved crosswise and cooked)
8 Earthbound Farm tomato slices
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
141
Calories: 
460
Calories from Fat: 
180
Total Fat: 
10g
Total Fat Percent: 
31%
Saturated Fat: 
4g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
18%
Cholesterol: 
303mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
101%
Sodium: 
455mg
Sodium Percent: 
19%
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
6%
Sugars: 
2g
Protein: 
16g
Protein Percent: 
31%
Vitamin A: 
12%
Vitamin C: 
5%
Calcium: 
12%
Iron: 
12%

Preparation:

Hollandaise Sauce:

Step 1

In a medium-size saucepan, bring 2 inches of water to a simmer over medium-high heat. Whisk together yogurt, egg yolks, lemon juice, mustard, salt, pepper and hot sauce in a large metal bowl.

Step 2

Set bowl with yogurt over simmering water (be sure bottom of bowl doesn't touch water), reduce heat to low and cook, whisking constantly for about 10 minutes or until sauce thickens and reaches 145° on an instant read thermometer. Remove from heat; cover and keep warm.

Eggs, etc.:

Step 1

Heat broiler. Bring water to a simmer in a medium-size saucepan. Break one of the eggs into a custard cup or small bowl. Slip into water; repeat with 3 more eggs. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until whites are firm. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel-lined plate.

Step 2

Repeat with a second batch of 4 eggs.

Step 3

Meanwhile, spread split English muffins onto a sheet pan and toast in broiler for about 3 minutes.

Step 4

To assemble, place 2 toasted muffin halves on each plate. Drizzle them with 1 tablespoon of the Hollandaise sauce. Top each with one full slice of bacon, 1 slice of tomato, ¼ cup of spinach and a poached egg. Spoon about 2 tablespoons hollandaise sauce over each egg.

Additional notes: 

Notice: The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Ingredients

Hollandaise Sauce

3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
3 Organic Valley large egg yolks
1 1/2 t lemon juice
1/2 t Annie’s Dijon mustard
1/2 t salt
1/8 t black pepper
1/8 t hot sauce

Eggs, Etc.

3 c water
8 Organic Valley large eggs
4 oz English muffins (split)
1 c Earthbound Farm baby spinach
8 sli Applegate bacon (halved crosswise and cooked)
8 Earthbound Farm tomato slices
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
141
Calories: 
460
Calories from Fat: 
180
Total Fat: 
10g
Total Fat Percent: 
31%
Saturated Fat: 
4g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
18%
Cholesterol: 
303mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
101%
Sodium: 
455mg
Sodium Percent: 
19%
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
6%
Sugars: 
2g
Protein: 
16g
Protein Percent: 
31%
Vitamin A: 
12%
Vitamin C: 
5%
Calcium: 
12%
Iron: 
12%

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