Eggs Benedict


  • 6 tbsp hollandaise sauce —fresh or shop bought
  • 6 fresh eggs
  • 12 slices pancetta(or bacon), grilled until crisp
  • 3 English muffins, split in half horizontally and lightly toasted
  • A little butter


  1. Preheat the grill to its highest setting.
  2. Make the hollandaise sauce.
  3. Poach or softly boil the eggs.
  4. When the pancetta is cooked, keep it on a warm plate while you lightly toast the split muffins on both sides.
  5. Now butter the muffins and place them on the baking tray, then top each half with two slices of pancetta.
  6. Put a cooked egg on top of each muffin half and then spoon over the hollandaise, covering the egg .
  7. Now flash the Eggs Benedict under the grill for just a few seconds, until they are golden. Serve straight away on warm plates.