Redneck Eggs Benedict

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Turkey Ham, Turkey Sausage



3/4 c unsalted butter

1 c sweet onion, diced

2 c red bell pepper, seeded and minced

3/4 c flour

1-1/2 qt milk

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

24 Large eggs

12 3-inch round buttermilk biscuits

24 1-oz Slices TURKEY HAM, heated

As needed cooked hash-brown potatoes

As needed fresh fruit


Turkey Sausage Gravy

If required, remove turkey sausage from casing. Over medium heat, cook sausage, breaking into small pieces. Cook until sausage is no longer pink. Remove from pan and reserve.

In same skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat, add onion and bell peppers. Sauté until vegetables are tender. Remove from pan and reserve.

Melt remaining butter over medium-low heat. Add flour; cook until mixture is golden brown, stirring frequently.

Slowly whisk in milk. Continue stirring until gravy bubbles and is thick. Return cooked sausage and vegetables to gravy. Season with salt, black pepper and cayenne.

Reserve for service.


For each serving, fry two eggs per order. Split and warm each biscuit. Place on warmed dinner plate.

Top each biscuit half with a 1-ounce slice heated turkey ham. Cover each with fried egg.

Ladle 2 to 3 ounces Turkey Sausage Gravy atop eggs. Serve with hash-browned potatoes and garnish with fresh fruit.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 670

Calories from Fat 380

Total Fat 43 g

% Daily Total Fat 66

Saturated Fat 16 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 80

Cholesterol 535 g

% Daily Cholesterol 178

Sodium 1630 mg

% Daily Sodium 68

Total Carbohydrates 36 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 12

Dietary Fiber 1 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 4

Sugars 8 g

Protein 36 g

% Daily Protein 35

% Daily Vitamin C 80

% Daily Calcium 25

% Daily Iron 30