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Classic Keto Eggs Benedict Recipe

Louise | June 29
Classic Keto Eggs Benedict Recipe #keto

Brunch can be a difficult undertaking on a keto diet. Most restaurants I’ve eaten brunch at have carbs and sugary treats as far as the eye can see. But you can make your own brunch masterpiece with this classic keto eggs benedict recipe with toasted bread and hollandaise sauce.

How to Make Keto Eggs Benedict

Eggs benedict consists of a poached egg, ham or Canadian bacon, hollandaise sauce, and an English muffin. Most of that isn’t an issue on a ketogenic diet.

The English muffin, however, needs to be swapped out for the good of your ketosis.

Don’t worry, I included a link to my 10-minute keto toast, so you can have a delicious base for your eggs benedict that doesn’t add a bunch of cooking time.

Instead of white or all-purpose flour, it uses almond flour as a base. You’ll get good nutrition without a bunch of pesky carbs.

Hollandaise Sauce

Many people enjoy eggs benedict on a special occasion, but it doesn’t occur to them to make it themselves at home.

Don’t be those people! Hollandaise sauce sounds intimidating, but it’s not all that difficult to make. The secret is to keep whisking. Just keep whisking. Don’t stop.

This is one of those times you may want to have a helper handy to assist you. The ghee needs to be added to the sauce while you’re whisking, just a tablespoon at a time.

More Keto Egg Recipes

Eggs have so many things going for them. They’re super nutritious, and a great source of protein for your keto diet. They don’t have carbs or gluten.

Eggs are versatile, and can be cooked many ways. Don’t limit your egg consumption to breakfast though – they’re great for you anytime. Here are some of the best keto egg recipes I know about. Enjoy!

Classic Keto Eggs Benedict Recipe #keto

Classic Keto Eggs Benedict Recipe #keto

Classic Keto Eggs Benedict Recipe

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Snack
  • Cuisine: American


  • 8 slices of ham
  • 4 eggs, poached
  • 4 slices of keto toast
  • 2 cups of spinach, steamed
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) ghee

For the hollandaise sauce

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 4 oz (1/2 cup or 125 g) ghee, softened
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Lightly pan-fry the ham and spinach in the olive oil.
  2. Make the hollandaise sauce by whisking together the egg yolks and lemon juice. Place over low heat and keep whisking making sure the eggs don’t cook.
  3. Then add in the ghee, 1/2 Tablespoon at a time while you keep whisking. After you’ve added in almost the whole amount of ghee, the sauce should thicken to form a thick, smooth sauce. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. To put the eggs benedict together, spread the ghee over the 4 slices of toast. Place 2 slices of ham on top of each slice of toast. Then top with the spinach followed by the poached egg and then the hollandaise sauce.


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs: 1 g


  • Calories: 663
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Fat: 65 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 24 g

Louise co-founded Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. She has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.