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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
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Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
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 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon (plus 1 teaspoon) ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3/4 cups 1% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces Crunch Pak® sliced peeled apples, diced
  • 1 Bartlett pear, diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Breakfast Sausage:
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 pound lean ground pork
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Directions
Apple & Pear French Toast
  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.
Breakfast Sausage:
  1. Place pork 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
  • Calories 502
  • Fat 16g
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 64g
  • Sodium 632mg
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Cholesterol 149mg
  • Calcium 23% DV
  • Vitamin A 15% DV
  • Vitamin C 184% DV
  • Iron 23% DV
Tags , ,
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
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 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon (plus 1 teaspoon) ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3/4 cups 1% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces Crunch Pak® sliced peeled apples, diced
  • 1 Bartlett pear, diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Breakfast Sausage:
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 pound lean ground pork
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Directions
Apple & Pear French Toast
  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.
Breakfast Sausage:
  1. Place pork 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
  • Calories 502
  • Fat 16g
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 64g
  • Sodium 632mg
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Cholesterol 149mg
  • Calcium 23% DV
  • Vitamin A 15% DV
  • Vitamin C 184% DV
  • Iron 23% DV

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