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March 18, 2013

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French Toast

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Tofu is extremely versatile and can double in stir fries and in breakfast foods. In this recipe, it helps give a crispy outside coating on this delicious French Toast!

Makes 8 slices

Ingredients

1 cup firm tofu
1 cup soymilk
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 slices whole-wheat bread
1 vegetable oil spray

Directions

In a blender, process tofu, soymilk, flour, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt until very smooth. Pour into a flat, shallow dish and soak bread slices 1 minute on each side. Transfer carefully to a vegetable oil sprayed skillet. Cook first side until lightly browned, about 3 minutes, then trun and cook second side until browned.

Per serving (1 slice): 143 calories; 3.8 g fat; 0.6 g saturated fat; 7.4% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 7.8 g protein; 21.2 g carbohydrates; 6.8 g sugar; 2.4 g fiber; 209 mg sodium; 125 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 0.2 mg vitamin C; 1 mcg beta-carotene; 0.7 mg vitamin E

Source: Food for Life by Neal Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

Please feel free to tailor PCRM recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.


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