Chorizo eggs Benedict is a layering of brioche, spinach, poached eggs, Spanish chorizo, classic Hollandaise sauce, and a dusting of smoked paprika. It’s an Iberian take on the classic French breakfast.
Eggs Benedict with chorizo hollandaise is a spectacular Spanish-inspired riff on everyone’s fave brunch classic. Rich and creamy hollandaise spiked with spicy sausage teams up with garlicky spinach in lieu of the traditional ham. Consider it your next-level weekend fix. Originally published August 12, 2017.–Angie Zoobkoff
How To Store Leftover Hollandaise Sauce For Future Use
Did you look at the ingredient list and notice that it calls for 4 sticks of butter? Yep. That makes a lot of hollandaise sauce. And trust us, you’ll most likely eat it all. If you happen to have any leftover, it’ll keep nicely in the fridge, wrapped tightly, for up to 3 days. To warm it before serving it again, place the sauce in a glass bowl and microwave it for no more than 15 seconds at 20% power. Stir gently and repeat until warmed through. You’re welcome.
Chorizo Eggs Benedict
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- 30 M
- 30 M
- Serves 4
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Recipe Testers Reviews
This chorizo eggs Benedict recipe is a perfect "stay in you pajamas and relax with the newspaper Sunday morning brunch dish""! It definitely brings brunch to another level! It's not a speedy recipe since there are several parts, but it’s worth the effort. I added a splash of vinegar to the egg poaching water. We like our poached eggs a little harder so 3 minutes was best for our eggs.
The first words out of my husband’s mouth after taking a bite, were "you can make this again!" And I will. The hollandaise was unbelievably rich and creamy and perfectly balanced against the soft spinach and chewy bread. I made a half recipe for two of us, though there was still plenty of hollandaise left even after halving it. I used toasted English muffins as I couldn't get brioche.
This chorizo eggs Benedict dish looked attractive with the vibrant green spinach, yellowish orange Hollandaise sauce and the red chorizo and paprika. I would like to make the dish again but next time I would use pre-cut chorizo slices instead of the whole sausage as there were large thick pieces of chorizo in my dish. I thought the recipe worked well and would recommend it to others. I used an electric-blender to mix the hollandaise sauce when my arm got tired using a balloon whisk. This meant I got a small amount of blitzed chorizo in the sauce (as I tried to prevent most of the chorizo going into the sauce at this stage).
This chorizo eggs Benedict recipe makes a rich and decadent breakfast with layers of flavors that come together quickly and easily. I substituted hot Mexican chorizo when my market didn’t have Spanish chorizo. This was my first time making eggs Benedict and I don’t know why I waited so long.