Eggs Benedict Perfected With Bayonne Ham
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Eggs Benedict Recipe

Sure, Eggs Benedict is great on its own, but when you swap out the Canadian bacon for ham it's even better!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Nick @


  • 12 ounces Bayonne ham sliced
  • 2 English muffins
  • 4 eggs plus 3 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup chives diced
  • 1 tablespoon paprika


  • Toast English muffins.
  • Heat 2 inches of water in a pan and add 1 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons white vinegar. Crack your eggs into small bowls, slowly pour your eggs into the water, cover the pan, turn off heat, let sit for 5 minutes and then remove poached eggs with a slotted spoon.
  • For the hollandaise whisk 3 egg yolks and combine with milk and lemon juice in a pan over medium heat slowly adding 8 tablespoons of melted butter. Whisk until thickened.
  • Assemble your Eggs Benedict by topping each English muffin with 3 ounces of Bayonne Ham, a poached egg and hollandaise sauce. Top with paprika and diced chives.