Turkey and egg bagel recipe

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serves: 2
Cost: not
Prep: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 394 kCal 20%
Fat 22.7g 32%
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  • This posh version of egg on toast wouldn’t look out of place in a restaurant. It is quick to prepare and is perfect for a romantic breakfast in bed

    Ingredients

    • 170g (6oz) wafer thin turkey ham2 bagels or similar rolls
    • Butter or margarine for spreading
    • 2 eggs
    • Hollandaise sauce:
    • 100g (3 1/2oz)butter
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1 tbsp water
    • 1/4 tsp pepper
    • Handful of chopped tarragon
    • Fresh lemon juice
    • Salt

    Method

    • Make Hollandaise sauce first. Melt the butter slowly in a pan over a low heat, then set aside.

    • Whisk the egg yolks and the water in a bowl. Put this bowl in a larger saucepan filled with hot water. Do not allow water to boil. Whisk thoroughly until the mixture begins to thicken.

    • Add the melted butter slowly, whisking vigorously.

    • Add the pepper, chopped tarragon, lemon juice and salt to taste. Keep warm while the eggs are prepared.

    • Cut the two bagels or rolls in half and lightly toast under a grill. Spread with butter or margarine.

    • Poach the eggs either directly into boiling water, or in a poached egg pan. Poach until yolk is set to preferred consistency.

    • Arrange slices of turkey ham on top of the bagels or rolls and then carefully place the poached eggs on the top.

    • Pour the Hollandaise sauce over the egg and turkey ham as desired.

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