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Savory French Toast With Apples, Chicken Sausage and Sage

Savory French Toast With Apples, Chicken Sausage and Sage

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 346
Savory French Toast with Apples, Chicken Sausage and Sage
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 41

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup 1 percent milk
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled fresh sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 chicken-apple sausage links (9 oz), sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 large apples, such as Pink Lady, cored adn cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 8 teaspoons maple syrup
  • Sea salt flakes (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees . Whisk together eggs, egg whites, milk, 2 teaspoons sage, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a 2-quart casserole dish. Soak bread in egg mixture 2 slices at a time, about 2 minutes a side.
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, heat over medium heat, and cook bread 2 slices at a time until golden, 2 to 3 minutes a side. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and place in oven to keep warm.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sausage, stirring, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Set aside. Add apples and remaining sage to skillet and cook, stirring, 3 to 4 minutes. Add cider and remaining salt and pepper, reduce heat to low and cook apples until soft, 6 to 7 minutes more. Return sausage to pan and cook until warmed through, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Top French toast with apple-sausage mixture, drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt if desired.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 346 cal., 13 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 745 mg sodium, 41 g carb. (5 g fiber), 19 g pro.

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