Poached Eggs Florentine

Poached Eggs Florentine

Invite your friends over for brunch this weekend and impress them with this healthy and delicious dish!


  • 1 pinch dry mustard
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • 1 tbs distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp s all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced fat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 whole wheat English muffins, toasted
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 small tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 cup s oacjed baby spinach leaves
  • 4 large eggs


1. In small bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons milk and flour. In small saucepan, heat remaining milk over medium-high heat 3 minutes or just until simmering. Slowly pour in milk-flour mixture while whisking constantly. Cook 2 minutes, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and gradually whisk in cheese until completely melted. Remove from heat and stir in ⅛ teaspoon salt, mustard, and white pepper; keep warm.

2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and cook 2 minutes or until wilted, stirring frequently. Stir in ⅛ teaspoon salt; keep warm.

3. To large skillet with 2 inch high sides, add water to fill halfway, remaining ¼ teaspoon salt, and vinegar, and bring to a boil. Carefully crack eggs, 1 at a time, into small cup. Slowly slide eggs into water while immersing cup slightly in water. Cover tightly with lid and remove from heat. Let stand 3 to 4 minutes, or until egg white is cooked through and yolk is slightly soft.

4. Place 1 muffin half on 4 individual serving plates and top each with 2 tomato slices and ¼ of the spinach. With slotted spoon, remove eggs from skillet and place 1 egg over spinach on each muffin half. Top eggs with sauce and serve with additional tomato slices garnished with parsley.

Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
5 min

Nutrition Information

Total Fat
Saturated Fat


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