Keto Eggs Benedict

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Keto Eggs Benedict

30 minutes
Calories 570kcal


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper (melted)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (melted)
  • 2 buns (almond
  • 4 slices prosciutto (melted)
  • 2 eggs (poached)


  • We can all agree that the rich and creamy Hollandaise is what makes or breaks a good eggs benny, so we whip ours up using traditional methods; whisked by hand and emulsified over a double-boiler.
  • Sounds complicated? It's not.
  • Add about an inch of water to a small pot, and size up a mixing bowl (heat-safe) that fits snugly in the pot without coming into contact with the water.
  • Set the bowl aside and start bringing the small pot of water up to boil.
  • Separate two egg yolks into the mixing bowl and add in 1/2 tsp of white wine vinegar (you can reduce this or omit altogether if you're not a fan of too much acidity).
  • Once your water is up to a rolling boil, place the bowl over top and start whisking the yolks until they start to pale in colour (anywhere from 30 seconds to a minute or two).
  • Make sure the bowl isn't touching the water, or you may end up having scrambled eggs for breakfast instead!
  • Slowly start adding the melted butter while continuing to whisk rapidly.
  • Once all the butter is combined, add in the lemon juice and continue whisking until the sauce thickens slightly (enough to coat the back of a spoon).
  • Add in the salt, pepper, cayenne, and give it one more stir.
  • Set the sauce aside.
  • Note: If the sauce becomes too thick by the time you're ready to dress the egg, add in a teaspoon or two of hot water and stir to reconstitute.
  • To poach your eggs, bring a large pot of water with a tablespoon of vinegar to a stable, and gentle boil.
  • If the boil is too violent, the egg won't set together nicely.
  • In the meantime, start frying your prosciutto up, you want to get it nice and crispy.
  • Crack one egg into a small bowl or tea cup.
  • Stir the boiling water to create a whirlpool effect and drop in the egg along with the rotation.
  • Repeat with your second egg.
  • For classic, runny egg yolks, let them poach for about 3 minutes.
  • Remove and place on some paper towel to remove excess water.
  • Now on to the fun part.
  • Assemble your eggs benny: almond bun, prosciutto, poached egg, and an overzealous pour of Hollandaise.
  • Breakfast fit for a keto king or queen!


Calories: 570kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:40:26.

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