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Eggs Benedict, Spinach with Truffle Hollandaise

Eggs Benedict, Spinach with Truffle Hollandaise

Ingredients

1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp water
1 free range egg yolk
1 stick of organic butter
2 handfuls chopped and stemmed spinach
2 pieces toasted crusty bread or English muffins
40 g fresh White or Black Truffles or alternatively preserved Truffles

Serves 2

Total time 20 minutes

Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes

Easy recipe

For the hollandaise sauce, melt in a small pan the butter, add half of the shaved truffles and saute for 30 seconds. The butter should be bubbling slightly. Using the bowl for the hand held blender (or a bowl that fits snuggly around the blender) put the lemon juice, water and egg yolk and a pinch of salt blend for 10 seconds. When the butter mixture is hot slowly add the to egg mixture while blending.

Poach 3 minute eggs.

Steam or boil the spinach until soft, strain and squeeze with your hands the spinach to remove any remaining liquid.

Lay the toasted bread on the plate, add the spinach, place the egg on top and spoon over the hollandaise sauce. Garnish with shaved truffles.

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