Ham-Eggs Benedict

Ham-Eggs Benedict is a delicious and healthier version of this popular French dish. A great option for a weekend breakfast or brunch. This is made with reduced-fat mayonnaise and non-fat yogurt to make it a low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints, (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Ham-Eggs Benedict will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.ham-eggs-benedict

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time:  About 20 Minutes


1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup light reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tsp yellow mustard

2 English muffins, split, toasted
12 slices deli sliced smoked ham
4 large eggs, poached*


1. Cook yogurt, mayonnaise and mustard in a saucepan over low heat 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring constantly.

2. Top muffin halves with ham, eggs and sauce.


Fill large skillet with 1 inch of water; bring to boil. Reduce heat to keep water gently simmering. Break eggs, 1 at a time, into a cup. Holding cup close to water’s surface, gently slip eggs into water. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard. Remove eggs from skillet with slotted spoon. Drain in slotted spoon or on paper towels. Trim off any rough edges, if desired.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 topped muffin half per serving.

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 2 Meat (L) + 1 Fat

Calories: 220, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 230mg, Sodium: 730mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 6 %DV, Vitamin C: 0 %DV, Calcium: 6 %DV, Iron: 10 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-ham-eggs-benedict-52438.aspx

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