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4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict

Roasted artichoke bottoms stand in for English muffins in this quick yet elegant low carb dish.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 425° F (210° C).
  2. Toss artichoke bottoms with 2 teaspoons oil and 2 teaspoons oregano. Place them top-side down on half of a large baking sheet. Spread pancetta in an even layer on the other half. Roast until the artichokes are just beginning to brown and the pancetta is crispy, 12 to 14 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon juice and water in a small bowl until smooth. Beat eggs and egg whites in a large bowl.
  4. Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the eggs and cook, folding and stirring frequently with a heatproof rubber spatula until almost set, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and fold in cream cheese, the remaining 1 teaspoon oregano and salt.
  5. To serve, divide the artichoke bottoms among 4 plates. Top each artichoke with equal portions scrambled egg, crispy pancetta and creamy lemon sauce. Garnish with oregano sprigs, if desired.
  6. Note: a shopping tip, artichoke bottoms can be purchased in 14 oz cans found near other canned vegetables. If unavailable, substitute two 14 oz cans rinsed and halved artichoke hearts.
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Wonderful dish - thanks for submitting. Made it for breakfast on my wife's birthday, and she loved it. It will definitely be a repeat meal for us.
21 Sep 13 by member: jwill77nc2


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Nutrition summary:

There are 308 calories in 1 serving of Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict.
Calorie break-down: 57% fat, 17% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 171
Calories 308
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 18.98g 29%
  Saturated Fat 5.224g 26%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.036g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.149g  
Cholesterol 338mg 113%
Sodium 1075mg 45%
Potassium 187mg  
Total Carbohydrate 13.04g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 5.3g 21%
  Sugars 3.92g  
Protein 19.76g  
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 53% Iron 62%
of RDI*
(308 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (17%)
Fat (57%)
Protein (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories