Hard Cooked Eggs Florentine without a muffin complies with the South Beach Diet. And what a delicious recipe.
I like Eggs Benedict so I thought I would try something similar except eliminate the English muffin to comply with the rigors of the South Beach Diet. I took spinach leaves, Canadian bacon, hard-cooked eggs, and an attempt at hollandaise sauce to create this lovely breakfast.
The South Beach Diet by Dr Arthur Agatston, MD had a Mock Hollandaise Sauce recipe which looked tasty and simple. But alas, like all from-scratch Hollandaise Sauce recipes I’ve tried before, I couldn’t stop this one from curdling. The flavor was delightful but it had a few lumps.
If you have a Hollandaise Sauce recipe that works every time, please send it to me! Or post your tips on how to make the perfect sauce. I’ll keep trying periodically until I get it right. Most of the time, we just use the packaged mix by Knorr. It’s very tasty and it doesn’t lump.
What You Need
You need a good set of pans (specifically the small sauce pan), a knife and a microwave. Canadian Bacon is a must.
Hard Cooked Eggs Florentine Recipe
Hard-Cooked Eggs Florentine
Simple, healthy breakfast
- 8 baby spinach leaves
- 4 pieces of Canadian bacon
- 2 hard-boiled eggs peeled and sliced
- Hollandaise Sauce we use Knorr's mix
- paprika for garnish
- Warm the serving plates.
- Cook the Knorr's Hollandaise Sauce according to the package and keep it warm.
- Microwave the spinach leaves for about 20 seconds until they just start to wilt.
- Microwave the Canadian bacon slices for about a minute or until you hear them popping and crackling.
- Place the Canadian bacon slices on the warm plate. Arrange the spinach leaves over the Canadian bacon.
- Fan the egg slices on the spinach leaves.
- Spoon 2 teaspoons of Hollandaise Sauce over top.
- Sprinkle with paprika.
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Recipe Nutrition Information
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