Pineapple French Toast with Ambrosia Salsa

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Pineapple French Toast with Ambrosia Salsa

Final Prep & Cook Time 30 minutes
Make-Ahead Time day before serving

YIELD Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pineapple chunks
1 cup strawberries, halved
6 tablespoons sugar, divided
6 eggs
1‑3/4 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 loaf (12 ounces) French bread, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
1/2 cup fresh raspberries*
1/3 cup coconut
1/4 cup powdered sugar
*If fresh raspberries are not available, increase strawberries to 1-1/2 cups.

PREPARATION:

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup of juice. Combine pineapple, strawberries and 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, reserved 1/2 cup pineapple juice, remaining 4 tablespoons sugar and vanilla in medium bowl until well blended. Pour into 15X9-inch baking pan. Place bread slices in egg mixture, turning so that liquid coats both sides. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. To complete toast recipe, melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet or griddle over medium heat. Toast half of bread slices 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until browned and set. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and bread slices.
  4. While bread is toasting, to complete salsa recipe, add raspberries and coconut to pineapple mixture.
  5. Sprinkle powdered sugar evenly over toast slices. Top with ambrosia fruit salsa.
This recipe appears in: French Toast
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Sodium 486 mg
Protein 14 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 67 g
Cholesterol 229 mg
Total Fat 14 g
Calories 443
DIETARY EXCHANGE:
Fat 2
Meat 1
Fruit 1
Starch 3

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