Eggs Benedict. Quick and easy? How is that possible? This recipe is here to make you rethink just how hard eggs benedict have to be.

Quick & Easy Eggs Benedict for Two | Kita Roberts

Who doesn’t love waking up to a hearty breakfast to start the day? Better if you don’t have to make it for yourself (yay for mimosas). But for those moments when you have to wake up and make something for yourself, or impress an overnight guest, having a quick and easy fancy pants options like Eggs Benedict in the deck is a must.

Eggs Benedict. Neither quick or easy. But, impressive. Indeed. And this recipe is here to make you rethink just how hard these poached eggs on a muffin have to be. It’s quick and easy and can probably be made with ingredients you already have in your fridge. Go on and check it out.

Then get back to bed.

A perfectly poached egg sitting atop ham and english muffin. A sour cream hollandaise substitute takes this recipe from a complicated affair to on the table in minutes.

When you are looking for a perfect packet of protein, it doesn’t get much better than eggs. Try these recipes out, and you’ll be picking up cases rather than cartons.

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Quick & Easy Eggs Benedict for Two

5 from 2 votes
Quick & Easy Eggs Benedict for Two | Kita Roberts


  • 3 tbs sour cream
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1 teas Dijon mustard
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 whole grain English muffin
  • few slices of ham
  • 1 to mato sliced
  • fresh chives snipped
  • salt and pepper


  • Whisk the sour cream, milk, and mustard in a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan or deep skillet, heat enough water to cover eggs to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer. Crack the eggs, one at at time in a small bowl and drop each one into the pot carefully so to not splash. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes until the whites are set and the yolks are almost set. Remove the eggs gently with a slotted spoon.
  • Meanwhile, toast the muffin. Top with the ham and tomato slices and place in the toaster oven for another minute (or under the broiler).
  • Arrange the eggs over the sliced tomato and spoon a bit of the sour cream ‘hollandaise’ sauce over each.
  • Get fancy and win points for presentation by garnishing with chives and seasoning with salt and pepper.
Author: Kita Roberts

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You can't tell this isn't real "hollandaise" sauce covering these eggs. So good!

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Kita is a multi-talented individual, boasting numerous accomplishments such as being an award-winning recipe developer, world-traveled professional photographer, and journalist. As the lead creative force behind Girl Carnivore®, she is widely recognized as an authority on all things meat.


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  1. What a great way to make a mock hollandaise! I love that you can slap these together in no time and have a breakfast people will swoon over. Kita, you are brilliant!