Sausage and Eggs Benedict with Mock Hollandaise Sauce


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Eggs Benedict has to be my all-time favorite breakfast. There’s something so soothing about slowly poaching each egg and carefully making the beautiful hollandaise sauce. Sometimes I don’t want all the fat in a regular hollandaise sauce though, and I make this simple mock version. It’s  a combination of mayonnaise, sour cream, Dijon mustard, lemon juice and fresh dill. I blend it in either a food processor or blender and spoon it down over the poached eggs and sausage. I used Johnsonville sausage instead of ham for this version too, it’s a nice change-up.

We eat breakfast for dinner at least once a week. It saves money, and well, we just love breakfast foods! Because it was at dinner, I served a simple salad of spring greens. This would also make the perfect springtime brunch treat to serve Mom this Mother’s Day.

I used this gorgeous ScanPan to cook my sausage. The non-stick surface on this pan sure is an upgrade from my little Target special nonstick skillet.


I made this sausage and eggs benedict as part of Johnsonville Kitchen’s Wake Up To Better Breakfast Promotion.

And you can participate in this fun contest too! Just visit the Johnsonville Kitchens Facebook page and upload a photo and description of your creative breakfast recipe using Johnsonville breakfast Sausage.  The grand prize winner will receive an 11 piece set of Professional Cookware from ScanPan. And did I mention the winner will also receive a and a year’s supply of Johnsonville Sausage! You can also share one of Johnsonville’s breakfast recipes with your friends, and you will be entered into a weekly sweepstakes drawing. Each week during the contest, one lucky winner will receive a five-piece set of Professional Cookware from ScanPan. For full contest details, visit the  Johnsonville Kitchens Facebook page or Johnsonville.com.

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Yield: Serves 4

Sausage and Eggs Benedict

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4 English muffins
8 Johnsonville Breakfast sausage patties
8 eggs

For the mock hollandaise sauce:
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 cup low fat sour cream
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon fresh dill
a pinch of salt


Brown Johnsonville breakfast sausage patties according to package directions. Bring a pot of water to a simmer. Swirl water and drop eggs in and cook each for about 3 minutes, or until done. Yolks will be runny.

For the sauce combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and fresh dill in a food processor. Pulse until dill is very fine and sauce is combined.

Break English muffins apart with a fork, top with cooked sausage, poached eggs, and drizzle with mock hollandaise sauce.

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