I love eggs benedict. Anytime I go to brunch, which is kind of a lot because brunch is awesome, I always get eggs benedict without the English muffin. Unfortunately, it’s not very filling without the English muffin; so I always ask for a third egg…and extra hollandaise (love that shit). So I’m not only asking for a modified order with no muffin, I’m also asking for an extra egg, and extra hollandaise sauce. Yes, I am that girl. I always apologize in advance for my complicated orders. I assumed EB was hard to make due to the hollandaise sauce. Turns out, it’s actually really easy. When you make it my way at least. I don’t know about other people but I imagine they’re less efficient.



  1. Boil some water.
  2. Break eggs into a cup, then slowly pour into the boiling water one at a time.
  3. Let them cook for 4 minutes, then strain them. Let them dry a bit.
  4. Layer 1 side of the muffin, then smoked salmon, then egg, then hollandaise.

Dill Hollandaise


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp dill


  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium low heat.
  2. Break the two egg yolks into a blender or food processor and turn it on.
  3. Very slowly, drizzle in the butter. Super slowly!
  4. The sauce will thicken, add dill (or sprinkle it on top, like I did because I forgot to add it to the blender).



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  1. I make Hollandaise sauce from scratch all the time using a more traditional recipe. It’s all good. But just wanted to say that adding a lemon juice reduction and white pepper make it even better. 😉

    • I do, the link is in the post. Just hover over “1 english muffin” under the ingredients list. It should be highlighted like a link.

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  4. God, I love this! Egg-xactly what I was looking for, one of my fave brekkys paleo-style! Trying this out as soon as I go shopping 🙂

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