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Coconut-Banana French Toast

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices toast and 1/4 banana)
Coconut milk and banana lend a tropical flavor to this filling one-dish breakfast meal. To lower the fat content, we've reduced the number of whole eggs and replaced them with egg substitute.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 slices double-fiber whole wheat bread (such as Nature's Own)
  • 1 medium banana, thinly sliced
  • Light maple-flavored syrup (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 231
  • fat 5.8 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • protein 15.3 g
  • carbohydrate 43.3 g
  • cholesterol 54 mg
  • iron 3.9 mg
  • sodium 494 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fiber 11 g
  • calcium 321 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Dip 4 bread slices (twice on each side) in egg mixture. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Set aside, and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining bread and egg mixture. Serve with banana slices and, if desired, syrup.

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