Savory Stuffed French Toast

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
8

A real treat, this savory French toast is full of mushrooms, peppers and cheese. Cooked until golden brown, it looks lovely an the plate.

Ingredients

8 (1-in. thick) slices brioche or challah bread
Butter, for frying
2 oz. shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
8 oz. fontina cheese, sliced
4 eggs
1⁄2 cup milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
 

Steps

1. Cut a slit on the side of each bread slice to make a large pocket.

2. Melt 1 tbsp. butter in skillet. Add shiitakes and red pepper; sauté 5 min.

3. Stuff each bread slice with a cheese slice and some shiitakes and pepper strips. In a bowl, beat eggs with milk and salt and pepper to taste. Dip stuffed bread slices in egg mixture, coating both sides.

4. Melt another 1 tbsp. butter on preheated griddle or in large skillet. Place stuffed bread slices on hot cooking surface and cook until golden brown on both sides and cheese is melted. Serve hot.
 

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