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Tater Tot Eggs Benedict

Tater Tot Eggs Benedict from @kitchenmagpie

Ever since I saw Phil from Baconhound’s recipe for Tater Tots Eggs Benny, I knew that I had to try it. I’m sure you know by now that we are a Tater Tot loving family, my Tater Tots Shepherd’s Pie can attest to that fact.

You need to make this for Christmas morning. Easter morning. Birthday’s. You name it, it’s a special occasion food.

This is food evil in its purest, completely bad for you form. Butter. Bacon. Egg Yolks. Tater Tots.

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Please don’t eat this all the time, ok? Maybe once a month?

I hesitate to share this recipe with you, as it has now ruined me for any other Eggs Benedict ever again. English muffins can’t compare to a pile of crispy, starchy Tater Tots and when you top them with an egg and Hollandaise?

World. Changed.

Tater Tot Eggs Benedict from @kitchenmagpie

It makes for one heckuva great bunch. We had Phil and his wife over for a Sunday brunch and I made these, with some Quickie Cinnamon buns, to eat. It was the perfect excuse to try his recipe out.

And blame him if brunch sucked. 😉

Tater Tot Eggs Benedict from @kitchenmagpie

Brunch didn’t suck. While I did switch out his Hollandaise sauce for mine in this recipe (his has one more egg yolk  and I prefer hot sauce, so choose your poison) it’s pretty much the same thing.

Pretty much dang delicious, that’s what.

You really do have to give this one a whirl. Let me know what you think if you do!

Love,

Karlynn

 

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Tater Tot Eggs Benedict


  • Author: Karlynn Johnston
  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Category: Brunch

Description

Eggs Benedict done on Tater Tots!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 bag of frozen tater tots
  • 1 lb bacon- diced
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vinegar

Hollandaise:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup melted butter

hot sauce of your choice


Instructions

  1. Bake the tater tots on a baking sheet according to package directions.
  2. Fry the diced bacon until cooked, drain and set aside.
  3. Place the egg yolks and lemon juice in a small double boiler pot. If you prefer less lemony sauce, only use 1 tbsp.
  4. Whisk over the hot water until the egg yolks become glossy.
  5. Whisk in the butter slowly, a little bit at a time, until it’s thoroughly incorporated. Keep whisking or the sauce will break.
  6. Once the butter is added, whisk in the hot sauce and cook a minute or two more, whisking the entire time.
  7. To poach your eggs, use a deep frying pan filled with water or a small pot. Add in the vinegar and bring to a boil.
  8. Add some water to your already hot pot to bring it up to about half full. Once the water boils, break the eggs into it.
  9. Cook for 2-3 minutes then remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and drain.
  10. Divide equal amounts of bacon and tater tots between four plates.
  11. Top with a poached egg and Hollandaise.
  12. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4

Nutritional information is only an estimate. Actual nutritional numbers will vary due to cooking methods, your ingredient measurements and brands of products used.

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Heather Pollock
    July 8, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    Omg, I looove tatertots

  • Reply
    Crystal Carlson
    July 8, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    Ooh, good idea!

  • Reply
    Ida Pence Waterous
    June 4, 2016 at 1:38 am

    Seems so wrong – and yet…………

  • Reply
    ShonnOborowsky
    December 20, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    KitchenMagpie that looks great, i would totally eat that

  • Reply
    SavvyWorkingGal
    December 20, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    KitchenMagpie I want to try this. Looks delicious.

  • Reply
    lindork
    December 20, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    KitchenMagpie drools forever

  • Reply
    tjbugnet
    December 20, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    KitchenMagpie Oh man, now I know what I’m making tomorrow morning. Thx!

    • Reply
      KitchenMagpie
      December 20, 2014 at 3:51 pm

      tjbugnet Your Eggs Benny life will be changed forever.

  • Reply
    Jane Dowdall Miska
    December 18, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    Do you deliver? 🙂

  • Reply
    Sabine Dumdei Vanderkley
    December 18, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    i would love this right now!

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