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15 Ways to revamp classic eggs Benedict

Marnely Rodriguez-Murray is the author of the food blog Cooking with Books. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, she has worked as an overnight bread baker in Colorado and a chocolate maker in Virginia. She currently resides ...

Take your brunch to restaurant status

If eggs Benedict are your usual order at brunch, then try making these varieties at home. They're sure to impress your guests.

Nothing says brunch like eggs Benedict. The perfectly poached eggs with the runny centers, set atop a classic English muffin and Canadian ham, all topped with creamy hollandaise sauce, make for a dreamy way to start the day. Change things up with these creative adaptations of the traditional brunch recipe.

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Scallops Benedict on chive buttermilk
biscuits with brown butter hollandaise sauce recipe

Scallops Benedict on chive buttermilk biscuits with brown butter Hollandaise

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Serve your friends these scallops Benedict on chive buttermilk biscuits with brown butter hollandaise, and you'll be crowned a master chef on the spot. Slightly seared scallops, homemade biscuits and a luscious brown butter hollandaise sauce make this the ideal brunch dish for special occasions.

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Irish eggs Benedict recipe

Irish eggs Benedict

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These Irish eggs Benedict are set atop Irish boxty — "a plump golden-crisp pan fried potato cake" — making it the perfect base for the eggs, spinach and smoked salmon.

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Vegan eggs Benedict recipe

Vegan eggs Benedict

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Using tofu to replace the eggs and butter, these vegan eggs Benedict are the ideal dish to serve vegan friends and family members.

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Waffle eggs Benedict recipe

Waffle eggs Benedict

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Want to mix it up? Why not make these waffle eggs Benedict? The waffle can be either sweet or savory, so get creative. We also love the recipe for the blender hollandaise sauce.

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Arugula eggs Benedict with easy goat cheese hollandaise sauce recipe

Arugula eggs Benedict with easy goat cheese Hollandaise

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These arugula eggs Benedict with easy goat cheese hollandaise made us realize that you can add pretty much anything to hollandaise sauce, and it'll be delicious (this is a twist on the classic, since it has no eggs or butter). Served atop farina cakes, it's a fun take on the traditional dish.

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Eggs Benedict strata recipe

Eggs Benedict strata

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This eggs Benedict strata is the easiest way to make the classic dish — as an overnight casserole with a blender hollandaise sauce.

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Potato latkes eggs Benedict recipe

Potato latkes eggs Benedict

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These potato latkes eggs Benedict are the perfect treat for when friends and family come over, especially during Jewish holidays.

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Eggs Benedict cheeseburger sliders recipe

Eggs Benedict cheeseburger sliders

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Want to serve eggs Benedict for lunch or dinner? Served on slider buns, these eggs Benedict cheeseburger sliders give the traditional dish a fun twist.

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Cheddar chive biscuit and tomato eggs Benedict recipe

Cheddar chive biscuit & tomato eggs Benedict

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This recipe introduces a new ingredient to the mix: tomatoes. Cheddar chive biscuit and tomato eggs Benedict are perfect for when summer tomatoes are at their prime.

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Crabcake eggs Benedict with bacon hollandaise sauce recipe

Crabcake eggs Benedict with bacon hollandaise sauce

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Crabcake eggs Benedict with bacon hollandaise sauce — need we say more?

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Kalua pork eggs Benedict with Sriracha hollandaise sauce recipe

Kalua pork eggs Benedict with sriracha Hollandaise sauce

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Need a heartier eggs Benedict recipe? This kalua pork eggs Benedict with Sriracha hollandaise sauce will blow it out of the park with its shredded pork tucked between perfectly poached eggs and an English muffin.

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Arugula and prosciutto eggs Benedict
with blender hollandaise sauce recipe

Arugula and prosciutto egg Benedict with blender Hollandaise sauce

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Not only does this arugula and prosciutto eggs Benedict with blender hollandaise sauce look amazing, but Heidi shares the classic tip for making perfectly poached eggs: adding a splash of vinegar to the poaching water.

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Make-ahead eggs Benedict casserole recipe

Make-Ahead eggs Benedict casserole

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Another perfect casserole take on the classic dish, this make-ahead eggs Benedict casserole is packed with Canadian ham, English muffins and a dash of spice to make it a delectable treat.

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Lighter lobster eggs Benedict recipe

Lighter lobster eggs Benedict

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On a diet but still want to indulge during brunch? These lighter lobster eggs Benedict are the thing for you, and it's a skinny recipe to keep for your dieting friends too.

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Veggie eggs Benedict with simple hollandaise sauce recipe

Veggie eggs Benedict with simple hollandaise sauce

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Have vegetarian guests coming for brunch? Make these veggie eggs Benedict with simple hollandaise sauce, and please everyone at your party.

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