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Broiled Banana on Toast

Yield Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 slice toast)
When time is tight in the mornings, try this superfast and yummy open-faced breakfast sandwich. Broiled Banana on Toast is packed with Resistant Starch from both the bananas and the rye bread and is one of the recipes from the CarbLovers Diet Cookbook.


  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 large banana, halved lengthwise
  • 1 slice rye bread, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 413
  • fat 13.6 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 6.6 g
  • polyfat 3.9 g
  • protein 12 g
  • carbohydrate 62 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 400 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat broiler with rack 4 inches from heat. Place brown sugar on a plate; dip cut sides of banana in sugar. Place banana cut side up on a baking sheet; broil 3-5 minutes, rotating sheet often, until banana is browned. Spread rye toast with peanut butter; top with banana.

Cook's Notes

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CarbLovers Diet Cookbook