Beyoncé + Jay-Z Vegan Challenge Day 21. Song Cry: Vegan “Eggs” Benedict

Day 21: In Song Cry, from Jay-Z’s The Blueprint album, Hov raps about enjoying a lavish brunch at the Four Seasons.

Recreate this lux eggs Benedict with plant based ingredients for all of the taste, without cholesterol.

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Vegan ‘Eggs’ Benedict

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 8 slices of extra-firm tofu (about half a block)
  • Soy sauce
  • 4 vegan English muffins, sliced and toasted
  • 8 servings of your favorite faux breakfast meat, cooked according to package instructions
  • Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup plain soy milk
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  1. Sauté the spinach in 1 teaspoonful of olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Fry the tofu in the remaining teaspoonful of olive oil and the soy sauce.
  3. Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  4. Combine all remaining ingredients and heat over a stove top or in a microwave to make a Hollandaise sauce.
  5. Layer your Benedict starting with one half of an English muffin. Top with sautéed spinach, then faux-meat, and then finally a slice of tofu.
  6. Heat in the oven for about 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. Pour the Hollandaise over your layered “eggs” Benedict and serve immediately.
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