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Corned Beef Eggs Benedict

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  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 2
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Have leftover corned beef? This easy recipe will help you use some up in a tasty way. The key to this recipe is to simultaneously prepare the components of the dish, so that it's all ready at once.
by: Sarah Walker Caron
Updated Aug 4, 2016
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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 whole wheat English muffin
  • 2 (3-oz) slices leftover corned beef
  • 2 (1-oz) slices Swiss cheese


  • 1
    Heat water in a small pan (about 3 inches of water) until boiling. Reduce the heat to medium low. Crack the eggs into small bowls and slide into the water. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the white is opaque all over.
  • 2
    While you are preparing the eggs, toast the English muffins until golden.
  • 3
    Also while the eggs and English muffins are cooking, heat a small skillet over medium heat. Place the corned beef slices into the pan and fry for about 2 minutes per side, until lightly browned.
  • 4
    To serve: Arrange the English muffins on a plate. Top with the corned beef slices, the poached eggs and the Swiss cheese (in that order). Serve immediately.

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    Sarah W. Caron (aka scaron) is a food writer, editor and blogger who writes about family-friendly foods and raising a healthy family at Sarah’s Cucina Bella.
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