When French Toast meets BLT you get a savory and sweet combination. Two of my favorite things for brunch in this Savory French Toast BLT recipe.
8 slice(s) bacon
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup(s) heavy cream
1/4 cup(s) chopped fresh chives, plus more for serving
3 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter
4 slice(s) crusty bread, cut 1-inch thick
4 lettuce leaves (romaine, Boston, or Bibb)
8 slice(s) tomato
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place bacon on a rimmed baking sheet; cook until golden and crisp, about 15 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Drain on paper towels.
Meanwhile, in a large shallow dish, whisk together eggs, cream, and chives; season with salt and pepper. Lay bread in a single layer in egg mixture and soak 3 minutes on each side. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium. When butter sizzles, add bread and cook until golden and crisp around edges, about 3 minutes per side, flipping once.
To serve, layer lettuce, tomato, and bacon on each slice of French toast and sprinkle with chives.
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