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      Eggs Benedict


      8 eggs

      1 package (0.9 oz.) hollandaise sauce mix

      1 cup milk

      1/4 cup butter

      1 teaspoon lemon juice

      1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed

      Dash pepper

      8 oz. sliced cooked ham

      4 English Muffins, split and toasted


      Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in a single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by one inch. Heat over high heat just to boil. Remove from burner. Cover pan. Let eggs stand in hot water about 12 minutes for Large eggs (9 minutes for Medium eggs; 15 for Extra Large). Cool completely under cold running water or in a bowl of ice water. Peel eggs; cut into quarters. Set aside.

      In medium saucepan, make sauce mix with milk and butter as directed on package. Stir in quartered hard-cooked eggs, lemon juice, dill and pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.

      Place 2 toasted English muffins on serving plate. Arrange warm ham slices on muffins. Spoon egg mixture over ham.

      Servings: 4

      Submitted by:

      Kim Warkenthien

      Missouri Egg Council