Asparagus Eggs Benedict

Health score
16%
Asparagus Eggs Benedict
30 min.
2
780kcal
31.34%sweetness
100%saltiness
23.46%sourness
16.18%bitterness
56.49%savoriness
96.22%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • ounces asparagus thin
  • 0.3 cup butter 
  • pinch ground pepper 
  • large egg yolk 
  • large eggs 
  •  muffins english
  • slices ham 
  • tablespoon juice of lemon fresh
  • 0.3 teaspoon salt 

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • sauce pan
  • blender
  • plastic wrap
  • casserole dish
  • microwave
  • measuring cup
  • slotted spoon

Directions

  1. Fill a medium saucepan or wide deep skillet 3/4 full with hot tap water.Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle boil. Trim off and discard woody ends of asparagus.
  2. Place asparagus in shallow microwave-safe casserole dish, cover with vented plastic wrap, and cook at HIGH power 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until asparagus are crisp-tender.Cover tightly; set aside in a warm place.Break whole eggs, one at a time, into a small dish. Slip eggs into simmering water. Cook about 3 minutes for soft-set eggs or until cooked as desired.While eggs are cooking, place egg yolks in blender container.
  3. Add lemon juice, salt and cayenne pepper.
  4. Place butter in microwave-safe measuring cup and cook at HIGH power until melted and bubbly, about 1 to 1-1/2 minutes.With blender running, pour hot butter in a stream through the hole in the lid. Blend 30 seconds or until sauce has thickened.Split and toast English muffins.
  5. Place warmed ham on each muffin half and top with about 3 asparagus. Using a slotted spoon, place poached eggs over asparagus. Spoon sauce over eggs.

Nutrition Facts

Calories780kcal
Protein17.84%
Fat66.43%
Carbs15.73%

Properties

Glycemic Index
94.5
Glycemic Load
18.85
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
27.812608695652%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.37mg
Hesperetin
1.09mg
Naringenin
0.1mg
Isorhamnetin
3.23mg
Kaempferol
0.79mg
Quercetin
7.95mg

Taste

Sweetness:
31.34%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
23.46%
Bitterness:
16.18%
Savoriness:
56.49%
Fattiness:
96.22%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:779.55kcal
38.98%
Fat:57.46g
88.4%
Saturated Fat:28.54g
178.35%
Carbohydrates:30.62g
10.21%
Net Carbohydrates:27.86g
10.13%
Sugar:1.8g
2%
Cholesterol:763.46mg
254.49%
Sodium:1618.62mg
70.37%
Protein:34.72g
69.45%
Selenium:59.39µg
84.84%
Phosphorus:532.41mg
53.24%
Vitamin B2:0.9mg
52.8%
Vitamin A:2303.06IU
46.06%
Vitamin B1:0.61mg
40.64%
Folate:139.17µg
34.79%
Vitamin B12:1.83µg
30.55%
Vitamin B5:3.01mg
30.12%
Vitamin B6:0.55mg
27.7%
Zinc:3.92mg
26.14%
Iron:4.67mg
25.97%
Vitamin K:26.75µg
25.48%
Vitamin D:3.77µg
25.13%
Vitamin E:3.45mg
23.03%
Vitamin B3:4.05mg
20.27%
Manganese:0.35mg
17.28%
Copper:0.32mg
16.02%
Potassium:533.03mg
15.23%
Calcium:145.85mg
14.58%
Magnesium:45.11mg
11.28%
Fiber:2.77g
11.06%
Vitamin C:6.17mg
7.48%
Source:Foodista