Eggs Benedict Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Eggs Benedict.


There are 733 calories in Eggs Benedict.


Nutrition Facts
Eggs Benedict
Serving Size:


serving (2 eggs) (282 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 494
Calories 733

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 grams

Saturated Fat 29 grams

Trans Fat 1.5 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 17 grams

Cholesterol 755 milligrams

Sodium 1946 milligrams

Potassium 570 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 30 grams

Dietary Fiber 2.2 grams

Sugars 1.2 grams
Protein 30 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Egg-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 730 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 197 minutes
Running (6mph) 71 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 102 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is special about Eggs Benedict?

Eggs Benedict is a popular recipe for breakfast and brunch. Poached eggs and Canadian bacon are served on a buttery toasted English muffin and covered with hollandaise sauce. Most people love ordering this special egg dish at restaurants, but it is easy to make at home. You will love this classic breakfast dish!

What is the sauce made of in Eggs Benedict?

Hollandaise sauce

The ingredients for Hollandaise sauce are butter, egg yolks, lime juice, heavy cream, and salt and pepper. The method I’m sharing is a more traditional method for making hollandaise sauce.

What is the difference between poached eggs and Eggs Benedict?

Poached eggs are eggs that you crack, put into boiling water and leave to cook. Poached eggs are used in dishes such as Eggs Benedict, which is an egg on a slice of ham on an English muffin and topped with Hollandaise sauce, and eggs Florentine, which is the same dish that just substitutes spinach for ham.

What is the difference between Eggs Benedict and eggs royale?

Eggs royale is similar to Eggs Benedict or florentine but uses smoked salmon instead of ham or spinach. Using cold butter rather than warm, melted butter means the sauce takes a few extra minutes to come together, but there’s far less risk of it splitting – worth the time we think.

Why is it called Eggs Benedict?

In 2005, food historian Mary Gunderson created Eggs Benedict XVI in honor of Pope Benedict XVI, who was born in Germany. This variation uses traditional German ingredients with the English muffin replaced by rye bread, and bacon is replaced with either sausage or sauerbraten.

What do you eat with eggs Benedict?

What to Serve With Eggs Benedict

  • Rosemary Roasted Potatoes.
  • Grapefruit Anise Salad.
  • Butter Lettuce Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.
  • Mimosas.

What does Benedict mean in cooking?

a dish consisting of toast or toasted halves of English muffin covered with a thin slice of fried or broiled ham, poached eggs, and a topping of hollandaise sauce.

Why are eggs called Florentine?

The Eggs Florentine recipe dates back to the Renaissance period! The French are responsible for the coinage of the word “Florentine,” to associate it to spinach. The reason may have been that Catherine de Medici introduced spinach to French cuisine (she was born in Florence), after she married Prince Henry of France.