GrEGGS Benedict

Greg Randolph

By
@groovin

I love Eggs Benedict but wanted to add a southwestern flair. The chopped chili peppers do not make the sauce hot and spicy but add a distinct flavor. You definitely want them in the sauce. I like this with a Moscato wine.
Also just a note, you can cook the vegetables and keep them warm in the oven while you prepare the sauce and poach the eggs, I set my oven to 170 degrees to keep them warm


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Serves:

4

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If you know someone who loves the southwest flavors, then this recipe is for them! I think it's great for breakfast, but it would be yummy for supper too. I used a 30 oz bag of hash browns in this recipe.

Ingredients

1/2 bag(s)
frozen hash brown potatoes
1 small
red pepper chopped
1 small
sweet onion sliced, separate the rings
8 slice
bacon chopped
3/4 c
sliced mushrooms
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
3 tsp
olive oil

SAUCE

2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
shredded colby-monterey jack cheese
2 Tbsp
canned chopped green chili peppers

EGGS

4 large
eggs poached, leaving yolks soft

TOPPING

1 large
spoonful of diced tomatoes, canned or fresh
2 stalk(s)
chopped green onion

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fry bacon in a skillet until slightly crispy.
2
Meanwhile in a large skillet, cook onions and red pepper in olive oil until tender, then add mushrooms and cook until tender.
3
Add hash browns, bacon and grease, salt and pepper to the cooked vegetables and cook until potatoes start to brown.
4
For the sauce, melt the butter in a small sauce pan and whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk and bring to a boil. when boiling starts whisk for a minute then ad cheese and chopped chili peppers. And stir until melted.
5
Divide the cooked potatoes and vegetables onto 4 plates, place poached eggs on top of cooked potatoes and vegetables and spoon sauce on top of eggs. Top with diced tomatoes and chopped green onion and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy