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French Toast

Content

Prep time: about 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • dash of vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. margarine
  • 2 pieces of bread

Directions:

  1. Crack the egg into a medium-sized bowl and beat well. Then mix in the milk and vanilla extract.
  2. Put the margarine in a frying pan. Heat the pan on the stovetop on medium heat. It’s hot enough when the margarine starts to bubble.
  3. Dunk each piece of bread in the egg mixture. Make sure the bread is totally covered.
  4. Cook the bread in the frying pan on low heat until the underside is light brown (about 5 minutes).
  5. Use a spatula to flip the bread over, and cook again for another 5 minutes.
  6. Use the spatula to transfer the French toast to a plate.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 slice

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

162 calories
6 g protein
9 g fat
13 g carbohydrate
0 g fiber
107 mg cholesterol
218 mg sodium
80 mg calcium
1.1 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Suggestion:

Eat your French toast with powdered sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup, jelly, or fruit on top.

Medical Review

  • Last Reviewed: November 4th, 2015
  • Reviewed By: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSC

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Resources

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