Green Chile Eggs Benedict

Green Chile Eggs Benedict | NewMexicanFoodie.com

Eggs Benedict is my all-time favorite breakfast.  I first learned how to make it when I was 10 years old.  My family was on vacation in a small mountain town. One of the locals showed us how to assemble this savory dish.  Since then, I make it several times a year, but always make sure to serve it on Christmas morning.  It is sort of a tradition now!  Recently, I decided to create a variation of eggs benedict by giving it a New Mexican kick. Green Chile Eggs Benedict!

Green Chile Eggs Benedict

My spin with these green chile eggs benedict is pretty simple.  The classic eggs benedict layers a toasted english muffin, followed by canadian bacon, a poached egg, and creamy hollandaise sauce.  I opted to lightly brown a tortilla, top it with fresh crumbled bacon, a fried egg, and a green chile hollandiase sauce.  And, oooh man.  Oooh man… this hollandaise sauce is amazing. I am not entirely sure why all hollandaise sauce isn’t made with green chile, but I have very strong feelings that it should be.

 

Green Chile Eggs Benedict | NewMexicanFoodie.comI mean, just look at those meaty chunks of vibrant green.  Doesn’t it just look like it belongs in the sauce?  I’m telling you, this is a meal that will transform eggs benedict for you.  If you haven’t ever been a fan of (or tried) eggs benedict, you are in for a treat!

Green Chile Eggs Benedict | NewMexicanFoodie.com

My green chile eggs benedict paired perfectly with pan-fried potatoes, tossed with freshly diced rosemary.  It is a hearty, soul-satisfying breakfast of champions.  You can conquer the world (or at least a good chunk of your to-do list) after indulging in this tasty breakfast!

Alright, here is the recipe!

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Green Chile Eggs Benedict

Green Chile Eggs Benedict

Ingredients

  • 8 strips bacon
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 small flour tortillas
  • 2 cups prepared hollandaise sauce (I use a premade mix or make your own
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted green chile

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon over medium heat, until crisp. Remove from pan, and set aside. Leave 1 tbsp of bacon grease in the pan, and fry the eggs, two at a time, until desired doneness. Set aside.
  2. Crisp flour tortillas in the same pan, adding a little bacon grease if needed.
  3. Add diced green chile to prepared hollandaise sauce, stirring to combine.
  4. Layer a flour tortilla on a plate, followed by 2 pieces of crumbled bacon, one fried egg, and 1/4 - 1/2 cup hollandaise sauce (some like it more saucy, some like it less!). Enjoy!
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Is eggs benedict one of your favorite breakfast dishes?  Are there any other favorite breakfast options you love paired with green chile?  Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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  1. Bill Schaefer | 9th Mar 17

    This looks scrumptious!

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