Breakfast

Banana French Toast

Make breakfast a breeze and whip up this irresistible french toast smothered in bananas.

Servings
4
Prep Time
10 min
Duration
15 min

Ingredients

  • 2 oz low-fat cream cheese

  • 2 tbsp unsalted natural peanut butter

  • ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

  • 3 tsp pure maple syrup, divided

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon 

  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread

  • 2 egg whites 

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup low-fat milk (preferably 1%) 

  • 1⁄8 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 2 medium bananas, peeled and sliced

  • 1 tbsp fresh orange juice

  • 1 tsp orange zest

  • Olive oil cooking spray

Preparation

1. In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, peanut butter, yogurt, 1 tsp maple syrup and cinnamon until smooth and creamy. Spread 2½ tbsp cream cheese mixture onto each of 4 bread slices. Top with remaining 4 bread slices; set aside. 

2. In a medium bowl, whisk egg whites, egg, milk and nutmeg; set aside. 

3. In a separate small bowl, toss bananas with orange juice and zest; set aside. 

4. Heat a medium sauté pan on medium-high. Mist with cooking spray. Immediately dip 1 sandwich in egg mixture, coating both sides, and place in pan. Repeat, cooking 2 sandwiches in pan at once. Brown sandwiches, about 1 minute per side. Remove and top with banana mixture and remaining 2 tsp maple syrup, dividing evenly. Serve immediately

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 sandwich and ½ cup banana mixture
  • Calories 332
  • Carbohydrate Content 45 g
  • Cholesterol Content 61 mg
  • Fat Content 10 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 16 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 366 mg
  • Sugar Content 15 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 1 g