Irish Egg Benedicts with White Cheddar Cheese Hollandaise Sauce

Prep Time
10 min.
Cook Time
10 min.
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Let's give an Irish spin to the classic Egg Benedicts brunch, with a perfectly poached egg over shredded corned beef, drizzled with a creamy Hollandaise sauce flavored with Irish white cheddar cheese!

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2 large Eggland's Best eggs

1 cup cooked corned beef, shredded

1 English muffin, sliced in half

Salt and pepper to taste

Freshly chopped Parsley, to garnish

White Cheddar Cheese Hollandaise sauce

1 Eggland's Best egg yolk

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon hot water

2 oz (half stick) unsalted butter, melted

3 tablespoons Irish white cheddar cheese, shredded

1 to 2 tablespoons milk, as needed


  1. Make the sauce: In a medium sauce pan whisk the egg yolk with lemon juice and water until light and fluffy. Gradually add the melted butter while whisking well. Cook over medium-low heat while whisking continuously, until warm and thickened.
  2. Add the shredded cheese.
  3. Cook and whisk until melted.
  4. If needed, add some milk a bit at a time while whisking until you reach the desired density. Taste for seasoning. Keep warm.
  5. Poach the eggs: Fill a large skeet or large pan with 2 to 3 inches of water. Bring to a slow boil, and add the vinegar and a bit of salt.
  6. Break each egg into a small glass bowl. Slip the eggs into the simmering water. Cover the pan and turn off the heat. Wait 4 minutes.
  7. Toast the English muffin. On half muffin, drizzle a tablespoon of the prepared sauce. Top with corned beef.
  8. Gently remove the eggs from the water using a slotted spoon. Dab on paper towel and place on top of the corned beef. Drizzle with more sauce. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley and more freshly grounded pepper. Serve immediately!


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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1 Muffin
Calories 403
Fat 29g
Saturated Fat 14.5g
Cholesterol 341mg
Sodium 789mg
Carbohydrates 13.3g
Dietary Fiber 1.1g
Protein 22.4g