Apple & Pear French Toast

Serves: 4

In this twist on a classic favorite, pears and apples get a shining role as a delicious French toast topping. Freeze any extra French toast (without topping) for a quick on-the-go breakfast for busy mornings.

Apple & Pear French Toast

Ingredients

  1. 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  2. 2 large eggs
  3. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus 1 tsp., divided
  4. 3/4 cups 1% milk
  5. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 4 slices whole wheat bread
  7. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  8. 1 Lady Alice® Brand apple , diced
  9. 1 Bartlett pear , diced
  10. 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Whisk eggs, cinnamon, milk and vanilla until blended. Dip bread into egg mixture on each side.
  3. Place in skillet and cook each side 2-3 minutes, or until browned.
  4. In another skillet, heat butter over medium heat; add apple, pear, cinnamon and honey, and cook 10 minutes, or until tender and glossy. Top French toast with apple and pear mixture.

Suggested Sides

A glass of 100% orange juice

Nutritional Value

Breakfast Sausage

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/4 lean ground pork
  2. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  3. 1 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  4. 1 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  5. 1 teaspoon ground fennel seed
  6. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 teaspoon oil

Directions

  1. Place meat in a large mixing bowl; add garlic, sage, thyme, fennel, pepper and salt. Mix thoroughly until well incorporated. Form into small patties.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat, and cook patties 3-5 minutes, per side, or until internal meat temperature reaches 160°F.

Suggested Sides

A glass of 100% orange juice

Nutritional Value

  1. Calories 502
  2. Fat 16g
  3. Protein 26g
  4. Carbohydrate 64g
  5. Sodium 632mg 
  6. Fiber 6 g
  7. Cholesterol 149mg
  8. Calcium 23% DV
  9. Vitamin A 15% DV
  10. Vitamin C 184% DV
  11. Iron 23% DV
  12. ​*Nutritional information is for complete meal with suggested sides

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