• 2 medium artichokes
  • 2 slices Canadian bacon
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons Mock Hollandaise Sauce (see next)
  1. Wash the artichokes then cut off the stems at the base and remove the small bottom leaves.
  2. Stand the artichokes upright in a deep saucepan filled with 2″-3″ of salted water.
  3. Cover and boil gently, 35-45 minutes.  Turn the artichokes upside down to drain.
  4. Spread the leaves open like flower petals.
  5. With a spoon, carefully remove the center petals and the fuzzy center from the artichoke bottoms and discard.
  6. Keep the artichokes warm.
  7. Brown the Canadian bacon in a skillet and poach the eggs in boiling salted water.
  8. Place a bacon slice into each artichoke.
  9. Top with a poached egg and 2 tablespoons of Mock Hollandaise Sauce.
  10. Serve Immediately.

Serves 2

NUTRITION AT A GLANCE

Per serving: 227 calories, 18 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat, 3 g saturated fats, 540 mg sodium, 225 mg cholesterol, 8 g fiber

Mock Hollandaise Sauce

  • 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute
  • 1 tablespoon Smart Balance spread
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash ground red pepper
  1. In a 1-cup microwaveable liquid measure, combine the egg substitute and the spread.
  2. Microwave on low (20%) for 1 minute, stirring once halfway though cooking, until the spread is softened.
  3. Stir the lemon juice and mustard into the egg substitute mixture.
  4. Microwave on low for 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until thickened.  Stir in the pepper.
  5. If the mixture curdles, transfer to a blender and process on low speed for 30 seconds, until smooth.

Serves 2

NUTRITION AT A GLANCE

Per serving: 54 calories, 4 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates 4 g fat, 0 g saturated fats, 150 mg sodium, 5 mg cholesterol,o g fiber