My husband and I don't have any family nearby, so we often invite friends over for special weekend brunches. Of all the dishes I serve, guests seem to like this the best.
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- 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
- 1/2 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
- 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1-1/4 cups beef broth
- 8 slices grilled ham
- 8 eggs, poached
- 4 English muffins, split and toasted
- In a skillet, saute mushrooms, chopped ham, onions and garlic in butter until vegetables are tender. Stir in flour and cayenne pepper. Blend in broth; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. To serve, place a slice of ham and an egg on each muffin half. Spoon sauce over each. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as New Orleans Brunch Eggs in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p31