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Eggs Benny and Flo — Vegan Benedict meets Eggs Florentine!

My all-time favorite breakfast used to be Eggs Benedict. Unfortunately, a vegan Eggs Benedict is almost impossible to come by. This is precisely why I decided to come up with my own recipe! This is sort of like an Eggs Benedict meets Eggs Florentine...sort of. But it's yummy regardless of what you call it. To keep it light and healthy, I replaced the bread with a tomato slice, but that's up to you!

Vegan Benny & Flo

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan

Ingredients

  • extra firm tofu
  • 2 tbl maple syrup
  • 1 tbl soy sauce
  • few squirts liquid smoke
  • 1/4 c water
  • 3 tbl vegan butter
  • 2 tbl flour
  • unsweetened almond milk
  • pinch of: salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika, chili powder
  • nutritional yeast
  • kale
  • tomato

Preparation

  1. Start by pan-searing your tofu. I only used about 3/4 of the package. Cut the tofu into thin slices and then place them in an oiled pan over medium-high heat to brown both sides.
  2. Combine maple syrup, liquid smoke, water, and soy sauce. Spoon this over the seared tofu and let the sauce thicken and thoroughly coat the tofu. Once that’s done, set it aside.
  3. Then throw some washed and torn kale into the pan. Season with some salt & pepper. Once the kale is steamed and softened, it’s done.
  4. To make your hollandaise sauce, melt some butter in a sauce pot over low-medium heat. Then whisk in your flour. Gradually whisk in your milk until it thickens up to the desired saucy consistency.
  5. Add as much nutritional yeast as you want to the sauce (I usually do about 2 tabelspoons). Add a pinch of salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika, and chili powder.
  6. Now that all the components are done, it’s time to assemble! Take a slice of tomato, then top with the kale, then tofu, then drizzle the sauce over top.
  7. Now dig in!

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11 comments on “Eggs Benny and Flo — Vegan Benedict meets Eggs Florentine!”

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Shanna Vivanco
1 Months Ago

tastyyyyyyyy


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Kimberley Watkins
1 Months Ago

Why do vegans consider milk as murder? That makes absolutely no sense at all.


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Catherine Hofstad
06 Jun 2014

Dairy cows are continuously impregnated so they will continue to lactate. The female offspring are raised to become dairy cows themselves. The males are either killed immediately or raised as veal. Either way the males are murdered. I hope this answers your question, Kimberley. http://www.yourdailyvegan.com/2011/03/23/lifespan-of-flies-is-longer-than-calves/

Jaimie-lyn
06 Jun 2014

Simply put Kimberly...
The calfs once born are stolen from their mothers and used for veal within the first couple months of their lives.
And as for the mother cow who\'s milk you are enjoying... the babies don\'t get any of that milk... it\'s given to you instead.
Not only that, mom cow spends her life hooked up to a milking machine to produce said milk in a small enclosure, with no room to lay down or rest. Mean while, the way to get milk is to be pregnant...
So when mom cow is no longer lactating, a man with a big rubber glove shoves his hand up her vagina and inseminates her... basically she is being raped, over and over again through out her life so people can drink milk.

so while she might not be "murdered", thats not to say she doesn\'t live a horrible life, and her babies arent murdered...

Vegans, care and are compassionate ... we do not want to see something in poor living conditions or being raped. its not just about murder...

Rimina Norng
1 Months Ago

Yum


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Lucy Rossina
1 Months Ago

Vani Brydon


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Vani Brydon
06 Jun 2014

omg gimme!!!

Paula Dolla
1 Months Ago

Haylie AtHome


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Krystal Moore
1 Months Ago

OMG


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Ashley O'Malley
1 Months Ago

Krystal Moore here's an option!


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Nick
2 Years Ago

Do you throw the maple/smoke/soy mixture into the hot pan along with the tofu or do you remove the tofu from the pan and mix it all together separately?


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