Peanut Butter Banana French Toast

Stuff your French toast with an irresistible blend of cream cheese, peanut butter, maple syrup and more for a decadent start to your day – one serving is just 322 calories!
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Ingredients

  • 2 oz low-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp unsalted natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tsp pure maple syrup, divided
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 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 2 1/2 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 1/2 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
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g