Vegetarian food recipes

Split English Muffins with Mornay Sauce

Serves 4

COST: $1.48

Per 1 English muffin

Calories: 237

Fat: 8g

Carbohydrates: 31g

Protein: 8g

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 2g

Sodium: 312mg

4 English muffins

4 poached eggs (see Basic Poached Egg earlier in this chapter)

11⁄2 tablespoons butter

11⁄2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3⁄4 cup milk

1⁄4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon prepared mustard

1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Salt and pepper, to taste

Split the English muffins in half and toast.
Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in the flour. Cook on low heat for 3 minutes, stirring continually. Gradually whisk in the milk. Whisk in the cheese. Stir in the prepared mustard, nutmeg, and salt and pepper.
Place 1 cooked egg on one half of an English muffin. Spoon 1⁄4 of the sauce on the other half and close up the muffin. Repeat with the remaining muffins.