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French Grand Slam

If you’re a French toast lover, this is the sandwich for you. Sweet and velvety maple cream cheese spread, poached egg and crisp turkey bacon are sandwiched between 2 slices of savory French toast. This is the ultimate meal for any time of day.

Servings
2
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
Duration
30 min

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, divided
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread
  • 2 1-oz slices turkey bacon, no added nitrates or nitrites (TRY: Applegate Organic Turkey Bacon)
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp white vinegar

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine 1 whole egg, egg whites, milk and vanilla. Mist a large skillet with cooking spray and heat on medium-high. Dip bread slices into egg mixture, turning to coat. Add to skillet, in batches if necessary, and cook for about 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm. Wipe out skillet, mist again with cooking spray and return to medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook, flipping once, until crispy, about 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  2. In a small bowl, beat together cream cheese and maple syrup with a spoon. Spread cheese mixture on 2 of bread slices, dividing evenly, and top with bacon.
  3. Fill a medium pot with 3 inches water and heat on medium. Add vinegar and bring to a gentle simmer. Crack remaining 2 whole eggs into 2 small bowls. (TIP:To help with poaching, you can place the un-cracked egg into simmering water for 10 seconds and then crack it into a small bowl. This gives the whites a head start and helps them coagulate better when poaching.)
  4. Swirl water vigorously with a wooden spoon and slip eggs into water. Poach eggs until whites are set but yolks are still runny, about 4 minutes. Remove from water with a slotted spoon and drain off all water. Place eggs over top of bacon, then top with remaining slices of bread.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 sandwich
  • Calories 437
  • Carbohydrate Content 36 g
  • Cholesterol Content 326 mg
  • Fat Content 19 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 29 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 7 g
  • Sodium Content 652 mg
  • Sugar Content 14.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 4 g