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Catholic Recipe: Eggs Benedict


  • English muffins
  • aged ham or Canadian back bacon
  • poached eggs
  • hollandaise sauce (see recipe)
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Eggs Benedict served with hollandaise sauce is a simple and delicious Easter morning breakfast.


Split and toast English muffins, allowing two halves for each serving. Cover each muffin half with a slice of broiled or sautéed aged ham or Canadian back bacon and top with a poached egg. Pour over the whole one generous spoonful of hollandaise sauce and serve hot.

Recipe Source: Family Customs: Easter to Pentecost by Helen McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1956
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