Potluck Eggs Benedict

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


12 servings

Updated: Mar. 30, 2023
Asparagus spears give this hearty breakfast dish big springtime flavor. It's super served over warm fluffy biscuits...and a great way to use up extra hard-cooked eggs. — Pauline Van Breemen, Franklin, Indiana
Potluck Eggs Benedict Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 pound cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 hard-boiled large eggs, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 12 biscuits, warmed


  1. Cut asparagus into 1/2-in. pieces, using only tender parts of spears. Cook in a small amount of boiling water until tender, about 5 minutes; drain. Set aside to cool.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan; stir in flour until smooth. Add milk and broth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add ham and cheese; stir until cheese is melted. Add eggs, salt, cayenne and asparagus; heat through. Serve over biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup with 1 biscuit: 491 calories, 31g fat (18g saturated fat), 192mg cholesterol, 1371mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.