Benedict Eggs in Pastry

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

If you love Eggs Benedict like I do, then you'll love this new twist on an old favorite.
Inside these puffy golden bundles is an omelet-like filling of eggs, ham and lemony hollandaise sauce.
Brought to you from Taste of Home.


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Rating:

Serves:

Serves 8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE EGGS

4 large
egg yolks
4 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
dijon mustard
1 c
butter, melted
2 dash(es)
cayenne pepper
4 c
cubed fully cooked ham
4
green onions, chopped
2 Tbsp
butter
12 large
eggs
4 Tbsp
whole milk
2 pkg
17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese

FOR THE EGG WASH

1 large
egg
2 Tbsp
water
minced fresh tarragon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a double boiler over simmering water or a small heavy saucepan, constantly whisk the egg yolks, lemon juice and mustard until mixture begins to thicken and reaches 160 degrees.
2
Reduce heat to low.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a baking sheet.
3
Slowly drizzle in warm melted butter, whisking constantly.
4
Whisk in cayenne. Keep warm, stirring occasionally, until ready to use.
5
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir ham and onions in butter until onions are tender.
6
In a large bowl, whisk eggs and milk.
7
Add egg mixture to the pan; cook and stir until set.
8
Remove from the heat; stir in 1/3 cup reserved hollandaise sauce. Set aside.
9
On a lightly floured surface, unfold puff pastry.
10
Roll each sheet into a 12-in. x 9-1/2-in. rectangle; cut each in half widthwise.
11
Place 1 cup egg mixture on half of each rectangle; sprinkle with cheese.
12
Beat egg and water; brush over pastry edges.
13
Bring an opposite corner of pastry over the egg mixture; pinch seams to seal.
14
With a small sharp knife, cut several slits in the top.
15
Transfer to a greased baking sheet; brush with remaining egg mixture.
16
Bake at 400 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.
17
Serve with remaining hollandaise sauce.
18
Sprinkle with tarragon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy