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Paleo Eggs Benedict

Simple paleo recipe for eggs benedict with paleo hollandaise sauce

Here’s a big, bodacious, brunch idea for you that’s uber sophisticated but surprisingly simple…eggs benedict paleo-style, piled high with hearty flavors and dripping with silky hollandaise sauce.

whole30 compliant recipe markYou won’t find English muffins in this version, but no one will complain when they dig into this gloriously good-for-you dish that’s 100% paleo.

And instead of the classic Canadian bacon, I’ve slipped in a little surprise for you I’m calling the “Trina twist.” Below that beautiful poached egg crown you’ll find onions, roasted sweet potatoes, and a tasty layer of pre-cooked sausage.

I’ve gotta say, when I dribbled on the paleo hollandaise sauce and took my first bite I jumped up and down with happiness because the flavors were so fantastic.

You can still go with traditional Canadian bacon or ham as well with this one, but I loved the chicken apple sausage I split and roasted with the veggies. Awesome! 

I know poaching an egg can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. I was going to write down how to do it, but then I found a fun video from Alton Brown that shows you how easy it is. Check it out — you’ll see there’s really nothing to it.

I poached mine a little early, so I set them aside while I made the sauce. Then right before I was ready to serve it up, I slipped the eggs back into the pan of hot water for about a minute or two to re-heat them, and on top they went.

The hollandaise sauce couldn’t be any easier. Just follow the directions in the recipe below and in a few minutes yours will be ready to go.

Give this one a try soon…paleo eggs benedict makes for a really spectacular morning meal, especially if you’ve got friends and family you want to impress with your creative culinary skills.

Paleo Eggs Benedict Recipe

Yield: Serves 4

Paleo Eggs Benedict Recipe


    Main Ingredients
  • 2 raw sweet potatoes, peeled and diced small
  • 8 eggs (4 poached eggs, plus 4 egg yolks to make the sauce)
  • 4 pre-cooked sausage links, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Chives
  • Paleo Hollandaise Sauce
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup ghee (warmed)


    Eggs Benedict
  1. Peel raw sweet potatoes and chop into bite-size pieces
  2. Cut red onion into small wedges
  3. Mince or press 1 clove of garlic
  4. Split 4 links of pre-cooked sausage lengthwise
  5. Toss all the veggies and sausage with 1-2 tbs of olive oil to coat
  6. Spread them all out on a lined baking sheet
  7. Season with salt and pepper
  8. Sprinkle with any other herbs or seasonings of your choice
  9. Roast in oven at 425º F for about 20 to 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender (Oven temperatures and times will vary)
  10. Paleo Hollandaise Sauce (Make while the above is roasting)
  11. Whisk together egg yolks, lemon juice, salt and cayenne until slightly thickened
  12. Place mixture in a blender or food processor. Blend while slowly drizzling in the warmed ghee
  13. Taste and add more seasonings if needed
  14. Poach 4 eggs
  15. See video below this recipe if you need help.
  16. You can poach the eggs anytime and set aside. If they need re-warmed before serving, simply put them back in the pan of hot water for a minute or two
  17. Serve
  18. Start with a nice base of the roasted onions and potatoes
  19. Criss-cross a split sausage link on top
  20. Place poached egg on top of the sausage
  21. Dribble warm hollandasise sauce over everything
  22. Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives

Watch Alton Brown’s video on how to poach an egg HERE.

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