9 Vegan Eggs Benedict Recipes For a Hearty Brunch

Eggs Benedict is a dish enjoyed the world over, all year round. Traditionally, an ole’ Eggs Benny, as it is colloquially dubbed, will consist of poached eggs with hollandaise sauce, served with a side of bacon or ham over English muffins or toast.

However, similar to most other animal-product-heavy dishes – there’s a vegan version. Enjoy these nine recipes that show you how to whip up classic, cruelty-free eggs benedict for your next plant-based, hearty brunch.

9 Vegan Eggs Benedict Recipes For a Hearty Brunch

1. Alicia Silverstone’s Eggs Benedict

Try Alicia Silverstone’s eggs benedict recipe | image/The Kind Life

Vegan actor Alicia Silverstone shared this eggs benedict recipe from her local vegan café on her blog “The Kind Life” – where she always gives her readers the very best, clued-up, cruelty-free tips! According to the “Clueless” star, she ate this recipe every single week during her pregnancy with son Bear.

Get the recipe here.

2. Tofu Avocado Eggs Benedict

Add avocado for a nutritious breakfast | image/My Darling Vegan

Want to try something a little different for breakfast without sacrificing your avocado? Try this vegan tofu benedict recipe My Darling Vegan, with added avocado. According to the recipe blogger, just like Silverstone, she enjoyed eating this dish while pregnant!

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3. Complete Eggs Benedict

Serve this eggs benedict recipe with vegan bacon | image/Vegan Recipe Club

If someone ever tells you vegans are missing out on their favorite foods, just show em’ this dish by the Vegan Recipe Club. It includes tofu steak, vegan bacon, the classic avocado, and vegan hollandaise sauce.

Get the recipe here.

4. Tempeh Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce

Use asparagus and creamy vegan hollandaise to make this recipe | Image/Connoissieurus Veg

If you need us, we’ll be enjoying this tempeh, hollandaise, and asparagus vegan delight by Connoiseurus Veg. Care to join? According to the recipe blogger, “the tempeh part of this recipe is bomb. I decided not to add a stand-in for the poached component because the tempeh was so delicious and flavorful.”

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5. Eggs Benedict with Portabella Bacon

Make bacon out of mushrooms | image/Just Breathe

Sweet yet salty, compassionate, goodness. Just Breathe’s vegan eggs benedict recipe uses portobello mushroom bacon, creamy vegan hollandaise sauce, and Worcestershire sauce.

Get the recipe here.

6. Soy-Free Eggs Benedict

This recipe uses chickpea flour instead of tofu | image/Keepin’ it Kind

Those with an allergy to soy or choose to avoid the bean needn’t miss out on an eggy, comforting, delicious brunch. This recipe by Keepin it Kind uses chickpea flour for the egg-style-sauce.

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7. Polenta Avocado Eggs Benedict

Use polenta for this eggs benedict recipe | image/Foodscape

This simple recipe by Foodscape also avoids tofu. Instead, it calls for polenta, avocado, tomato, and coconut cream.

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8. Colorful Eggs Benedict

Eat the rainbow with this nutritious recipe | image/ Grub Geeks

They say eat the rainbow… Until we can find one of those, we’ll gladly settle for this veggielicious eggs benedict by Grub Geeks!

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9. Creamy Eggs Benedict

This eggs benedict is super creamy | image/The Edgy Veg

Whether you’re a vegan or not, this recipe by vegan youtube star The Edgy Veg will tick all the boxes.

Get the recipe here.

*This article was updated on April 13, 2019.