Delicious Saucy Eggs Recipe for a Protein-Packed Breakfast

Ahoy there! Are you hankering for a hearty breakfast that’s fit for a king? Look no further than my saucy eggs with English muffins recipe. As a chef specializing in British cuisine, I can tell you that this dish is a classic for good reason. The combination of savory eggs, crispy bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese all atop a buttery and toasted English muffin is sure to start your day off on the right foot.

Plus, this recipe is versatile! Not in the mood for bacon? No problem – try it with Canadian bacon or even pulled pork. Want to switch up the sauce? You can’t go wrong with hollandaise or even dilly eggs. And if you’re looking for a vegan option, I’ve included some tips on how to make vegan eggs benedict as well.

So whether you’re serving up a lazy weekend brunch or just need an easy breakfast before heading off to work, my saucy eggs with English muffins recipe is the perfect way to start your day off on the right foot. Trust me, your taste buds won’t regret it!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Saucy Eggs with English Muffins
Saucy Eggs with English Muffins

Folks! This here recipe for Saucy Eggs with English Muffins is sure to be a hit at your breakfast table. Let me tell you why you’ll love it:

Firstly, this dish is so dang easy to make. You won’t have to fuss and spend hours in the kitchen to bring it to fruition. In fact, you can whip it up in 20 minutes or less!

Secondly, it’s incredibly versatile. If you’re a lover of eggs Benedict, the Hollandaise sauce included in this recipe brings this dish mighty close to that classic. Or if you’re like me and prefer your eggs English-style, then simply top your buttery toasted English muffin with a poached egg and drizzle over the scrumptious onion and cheddar cheese sauce.

Thirdly, with options for both bacon and Canadian bacon as well as spinach or pulled pork toppings, this dish appeals to every taste bud in the room. Don’t be afraid to get creative and add some of your favorite ingredients!

Lastly, this recipe can satisfy even the pickiest of eaters! It’s perfect for those who are vegan thanks to the instructions on how to make it with vegan eggs and hollandaise sauce.

All in all, this dish is silky smooth and satisfyingly savory. It’s perfect for any occasion – be it breakfast, brunch or even lunch! Y’all are gonna thank me later when you try Saucy Eggs with English Muffins for yourself.

Ingredient List

 A hearty and easy breakfast that's sure to satisfy!
A hearty and easy breakfast that’s sure to satisfy!

Get ready to gather the freshest and tastiest ingredients for this Saucy Eggs with English muffins recipe!

Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons dry mustard

For the Eggs:

  • 4 slices of cooked bacon, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For Serving:

  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted

Make sure the onion is fresh and finely chopped. You can use either white, yellow or red onions according to your preference. The cheddar cheese should be shredded for easier melting. 2% or whole milk would work fine in this recipe. If you don’t have dry mustard, substitute it with regular mustard. Fry or grill bacon until crispy before chopping them into small pieces. As for the eggs, make sure they are fresh and preferably organic. The english muffins could either be store-bought or homemade, but make sure they are buttery, toasted to perfection and split ahead of time.

The Recipe How-To

 These saucy eggs are begging to be dipped in!
These saucy eggs are begging to be dipped in!

Now that we have everything on hand, let’s cook up a scrumptious plate of Saucy Eggs with English Muffins. Follow these steps carefully and in no time, you will have a delicious breakfast ready.

Step 1: Fry the Bacon

In a skillet over medium heat, fry the bacon until it turns crisp. Remove from the skillet and set it aside.

Step 2: Prepare the Onion

Reduce the heat to low and add finely chopped onion to the same skillet. Sauté for five minutes or until they turn translucent.

Step 3: Mix the Batter

In another bowl, whisk together two large eggs, a cup of milk, a teaspoon of dry mustard and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Add Cheddar Cheese to Batter

Now add finely grated cheddar cheese into the egg batter and combine well until it becomes smooth.

Step 5: Cook in Skillet

Pour this mixture into the skillet with onions on low heat. Continuously stir for three to five minutes or until it becomes slightly firm.

Step 6: Add Bacon Pieces and Heat English Muffin

Once cooked, add some crumbled bacon pieces to the top of the custard.

Heat two English muffin halves in another skillet or toaster oven until they are lightly browned.

Step 7: Serve hot

Slide your Saucy Egg creation onto a serving bowl and serve with buttery Toasted English Muffins.

Enjoy your flavorful Saucy Eggs with soft English muffins – a perfect breakfast recipe that you’ll want to make over and over again!

Substitutions and Variations

 Melted cheese and tangy sauce make this dish irresistible.
Melted cheese and tangy sauce make this dish irresistible.

Now, I know some folks like to mix things up a bit in the kitchen, and that’s just fine by me. Flexibility is key when it comes to cooking, so here are a few substitutions and variations to try out:

– Cheese: While cheddar cheese is the star of this recipe, you can also experiment with other varieties like Swiss, Gouda, or even pepper jack for a spicy kick.

– Vegetarian: If you’re not into bacon, fear not! This recipe is just as delicious without it, but if you’re missing that salty crunch, try swapping it out for some sautéed mushrooms or diced bell peppers.

– Spinach: Want to sneak in some greens? Toss in a few handfuls of baby spinach leaves before adding the eggs. It’s a healthy addition that won’t take away from the savory goodness.

– English muffin variations: Who says you have to stick with plain old English muffins? Try using whole wheat or sourdough varieties for added flavor and texture. Or, for a twist on the classic eggs Benedict, substitute Canadian bacon with pulled pork or even tuna for a melt-in-your-mouth breakfast sandwich.

– Vegan options: For those looking to make this recipe vegan-friendly, try using vegan cheese and egg substitutes like tofu or JUST Egg. And if you’re missing that hollandaise sauce, whip up a quick vegan version using dairy-free milk and vegan butter.

Whatever substitutions or variations you decide to make, just remember to keep the essence of the dish intact – comfort food goodness that’s perfect for any breakfast or brunch occasion.

Serving and Pairing

 Wake up to the cozy flavors of English muffins and eggs.
Wake up to the cozy flavors of English muffins and eggs.

When it comes to serving saucy eggs with English muffins, the possibilities are truly endless! This dish is a versatile and filling breakfast option that pairs well with a range of complementary flavors and textures.

One classic way to enjoy saucy eggs with English muffins is to top them off with a sprinkle of fresh chives or diced tomatoes. This adds a subtle hint of freshness and color to the dish, making it not only delicious but visually appealing as well.

If you’re looking for something more indulgent, consider serving this dish alongside a side of crispy bacon or Canadian bacon. The salty smokiness of the meat perfectly complements the rich and savory sauce of the eggs, while also adding some satisfying crunch.

For those who prefer their breakfast on the lighter side, consider pairing saucy eggs with English muffins with a simple salad comprised of baby spinach or mixed greens. This helps balance out the heaviness of the dish while still providing plenty of nutrition.

Of course, no breakfast spread would be complete without a warm beverage to wash everything down. We recommend serving saucy eggs with English muffins alongside a steaming cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa for ultimate comfort and satisfaction.

Overall, whether you’re enjoying this dish on its own or as part of a larger brunch spread, saucy eggs with English muffins are always sure to please. Just be sure to have plenty of napkins on hand – things can get messy when digging into these heavenly bites!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Perfectly poached eggs sitting atop a mountain of flavor.
Perfectly poached eggs sitting atop a mountain of flavor.

Listen here, folks. I understand that sometimes a meal can be so good that you want to make it ahead of time for convenience. Well, saucy eggs with English muffins is no exception. You can make the eggs and sauce up to two days ahead of time and keep them in separate containers in the fridge. Then, when you’re ready for breakfast or brunch or even dinner (I won’t judge ya), all you have to do is toast the English muffins, reheat the egg mixture and sauce separately using microwaves or stovetop, and assemble them on top of the buttery toasted English muffins.

Now, let’s talk storing. As with most egg dishes, these saucy eggs are best enjoyed fresh off the skillet. However, if you happen to have any leftovers (which I highly doubt), let them cool at room temperature for no more than two hours, then pop them in an airtight container and store them in the fridge for up to three days.

And finally, reheating these delicious little things! You can reheat them in the microwave on medium power for 30 seconds to one minute, or in a preheated oven at 350°F for 5 to 10 minutes until heated through. Just make sure you don’t overcook them or they might become dry and rubbery – nobody wants that.

So there you have it, folks – make-ahead tips, storage advice, and reheating instructions. Now go ahead and enjoy your saucy eggs with English muffins whenever you please!

Tips for Perfect Results

 A breakfast that's so delicious, I could eat it every day!
A breakfast that’s so delicious, I could eat it every day!

Now that we know how to make saucy eggs with English muffins, let me share some tips for perfect results. As a chef specializing in British cuisine, having come up with numerous English muffin recipes, I’ve learned a few tricks along the way. Follow these tips to achieve perfectly poached eggs and a mouth-watering cheese sauce.

First of all, always use fresh eggs – this really makes a difference when poaching them. In general, fresh eggs have thicker whites and yolks that tend to stay together rather than spreading apart in the water. Don’t forget to add a little bit of vinegar to the poaching water. This helps the egg whites coagulate and stick together nicely.

When making your cheese sauce, use grated cheese since it melts faster and more easily compared to block cheese or slices. For added flavor, you can mix in a pinch of dry mustard powder or replace some of the cheddar cheese with another type of cheese like Gouda or Havarti for a unique twist.

Be sure to season your sauce well with salt and pepper too. And don’t forget – low and slow is the way to go when it comes to melting cheese! Heating it too fast will result in clumps rather than an even consistency.

Finally, serving is key! Once you’ve toasted your English muffins just right – golden crispy on the outside, buttery on the inside – place them on your plate and top each half with some baby spinach leaves to add some freshness and color. Pour over that velvety saucy egg mixture and sprinkle with some fried bacon crumbles for crunch. Serve this alongside your favorite beverage- be it coffee or tea- for a perfect start to your day!

Follow these tips and you’ll have delicious saucy eggs with English muffins every time!

Bottom Line

Now that you have your saucy eggs with English muffins recipe, there is no excuse not to give it a try. This recipe is truly one of a kind and is sure to satisfy your breakfast cravings. Whether you’re the one doing the cooking or not, this recipe will impress everyone at the table.

Try it out and get ready for buttery toasted English muffins, delicious savory bacon, perfectly-poached eggs and all the flavors that come together to make a breakfast masterpiece. With these easy-to-follow instructions, even beginners can create a restaurant-quality dish for their breakfast table.

So go ahead and break away from those boring cereal and toast breakfasts that you’ve been having for so long. Stop wondering what’s for breakfast and wow your taste buds with this scrumptious recipe instead. You won’t regret it!

Saucy Eggs with English Muffins

Saucy Eggs with English Muffins Recipe

Much like eggs benedict but with a sauce made of cream of chicken soup
Course Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine English
Keyword < 60 Mins, Breakfast, Cheese, Easy, Oven
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Calories 383.1kcal


  • 6 slices bacon, fried with 1 tbsp of fat
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 English muffins


  • Saute onions in bacon fat.
  • Stir in milk, cream of chicken soup and mustard- heat until warm.
  • Place sauce in greased 9x13 pan.
  • Break eggs on top of sauce- cover with crumbled bacon.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Place 1 egg and sauce on toasted english muffin.
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese.


Serving: 190g | Calories: 383.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.4g | Protein: 18.2g | Fat: 25.7g | Saturated Fat: 10.4g | Cholesterol: 253.6mg | Sodium: 840.2mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 2.4g

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