Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine

Recipe by GeeDeeCourse: BreakfastCuisine: French, American
Servings

2

people
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

422

kcal
Total time

40

minutes

A variant of Eggs Benedict, but with the Ham replaced by Spinach. In French culinary terms, anything that has a bed of Spinach is known as “Florentine”

Ingredients

  • English muffins

  • 2 free-range eggs

  • 125 g of baby spinach washed

  • Hollandaise Sauce see recipe

Directions

  • Prepare and Make the Hollandaise Sauce
  • Once the Sauce has been made, poach the eggs by adding 1 tbsp of vinegar to a pan of water set over a medium heat.
  • As the water begins to simmer, crack the eggs, one at a time into a small cup, swirl the water, and drop the eggs in one by one and poach for 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toast the muffins and while the muffins are toasting, sauté the spinach in a frying pan with a small knob of butter until it is just wilting. Should take only 2/3 minutes
  • By which time your eggs will be poached
  • Drain the spinach well and arrange over the muffins.
  • Top each muffin with a poached egg.
  • Gently spoon the Hollandaise Sauce over the eggs to serve

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