Italian French Toast

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Ingredients

Serves
4
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8 slices day-old Italian bread
8 slices mozzarella cheese
8 slices proscuitto
1 cup baby arugula
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp prepared basil pesto
pinch of salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp olive oil
Nutritional Facts
Amount Per Serving
410 Calories
Protein
19g
Fat
25g
Carbs
22g

Directions

Place bread on working surface; top half of the slices with 1 slice mozzarella, 2 slices prosciutto, 1/4 cup (60 mL) arugula and remaining mozzarella slices. Cap with remaining bread.

In shallow baking dish, whisk together eggs, milk, pesto, salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat. Dip each sandwich into egg mixture, coating completely; cook, in batches, for 6 to 10 minutes, turning once, or until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted.

Tips

  • Serve with warm heated tomato sauce for dipping if desired.

· Use fresh or smoked mozzarella cheese for a gourmet indulgence.