Broiled Banana on Toast

 Recipe
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.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 slice toast)

Nutritional 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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth, RD,

CarbLovers Diet Cookbook,

Health

January 2012
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