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French toast with basil

Recipe from: 7/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 8
Servings 2
Time 5 minutes


  • 2
  • 125
  • 60
    fresh basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4
    slices brown bread
  • olive oil
  • 1
    medium tomato, sliced
  • 150
    mozzarella cheese, sliced


12 minutes
Mix eggs, milk, chopped basil and seasoning together in a shallow bowl, then dip each slice of bread into the mixture until saturated. Transfer to a large plate.
In a frying pan, heat a little olive oil and fry tomatoes for 3 minutes.
Place mozzarella and tomatoes on two of the bread slices and cover with remaining two slices.
In the same frying pan, add a little extra oil and fry the sandwiches on one side over a low heat for 4 minutes, or until golden-brown.
Turn sandwiches over and fry on the other side, in a little extra oil.
Drain on kitchen paper and serve warm.


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