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Apple & Pear French Toast

Grace Vilches
In this twist on a classic favorite, pears and apples get a shining role as a delicious French toast topping.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast & Brunch
Servings 4 servings
Calories 502 kcal

Ingredients
  

Apple & Pear French Toast

  • 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
  • 1 Gala apple diced
  • 1 Bartlett pear diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Breakfast Sausage:

  • 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

Instructions
 

Apple & Pear French Toast

  • Whisk eggs, cinnamon, milk and vanilla until blended. Dip bread into egg mixture on each side.
  • Place in skillet and cook each side 2-3 minutes, or until browned.
  • 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:

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 502kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 26gFat: 16gCholesterol: 149mgSodium: 632mgFiber: 6g
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