- January 27, 2006 at 11:47 pm #235863
2 medium artichokes
2 slices canadian bacon
4 tablespoons mock hollandaise sauce
wash the artichokes. cut off the stems at the base and remove the small bottom leaves. stand the artichokes upright in a deep saucepan filled with 2?-3?
of salted water. cover and boil gently, 35-45 minutes. turn artichokes upside down to drain.
spread the leaves open like flower petals. with a spoon, carefully remove the center petals and the fuzzy center from the artichoke bottoms and discard. keep the artichokes warm.
brown the canadian bacon in a skillet and poach the eggs in boiling salted water. place a bacon slice into each artichoke. top with a poached egg and 2 tablespoons of mock hollandaise sauce.
serve immediately. serves 2= 227 calories
mock hollandaise sauce
? cup liquid egg substitute
1 tablespoon smart balance spread
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
? dijon mustard
dash ground red pepper
in a 1-cup microwaveable liquid measure, combine the egg substitute and the spread.
microwave on low (20%) FOR 1 minute, stirring once halfway through cooking, until the spread is softened. stir the lemon juice and mustard into the egg substitute mixture. microwave on low for 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until thickened.
stir in the pepper. if the mixture curdles, transfer to a blender and process on low speed for 30 seconds, until smooth. serves 2 = 54 CALORIES