Eggs Benedict With Asparagus


Eggs Benedict With Asparagus

Believe it or not, you can eat healthy and still enjoy your eggs Benedict. The addition of asparagus gets you a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals, and using skim milk and low-fat cheese reduces the fat considerably.


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Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time20 min


  • 1/3 pound fresh asparagus
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 1 1/4 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 pound 95% fat-free sliced ham, cubed
  • 5 hard cooked eggs, quartered
  • 4 whole wheat English muffins


  1. Cup asparagus into 1/2 inch pieces. Cook in a small amount of water until it changes color (about 2 minutes), drain and set aside.
  2. Melt margaine in 3 quart sauce pan. Stir in flour until smooth.
  3. Add broth, salt, cayenne pepper and bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Add cheese, stir until it melts.
  5. Add eggs, ham and asparagus. Heat through.
  6. Serve over toasted English muffins. Serves 5-8 people

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