California-Style Eggs Benedict Recipe - Food Fanatic

California-Style Eggs Benedict Recipe

    2 Servings


  • 2 Whole Wheat English Muffins, Cut in half and toasted
  • 4 Eggs, Poached
  • 1 large Fresh Tomato, Thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Ripe Avocado, Thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Uncooked Spinach
  • Avocado Hollandaise Sauce


  1. Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to a boil.
  2. While the water is coming to temperature, make an ice bath in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Add spinach to the boiling water and cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, until wilted.
  4. Remove with a slotted spoon or spider and transfer to the ice bath to stop the cooking.
  5. Drain the spinach, squeezing out any excess water from the leaves.
  6. To assemble the eggs Benedict, top the toasted English muffin halves with spinach, followed by a slice of tomato and a few slices of avocado.
  7. Place a poached egg on top and spoon over the avocado hollandaise.
  8. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.
  9. Serve immediately.
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