Crepes with Honey Oat Crusted Bananas with a Triple Berry Sauce

Crepes with Honey Oat Crusted Bananas with a Triple Berry Sauce
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Servings: 

6

Crepes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup All Purpose Unbleached Flour
  • ¾ cup Minute Maid® Heart Wise® Orange Juice
  • ½ cup Smart Balance® HeartRight® Fat Free Milk
  • ½ cup Egg Beaters® Egg Substitute
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp. Almond Extract
  • ½ tsp. Salt

Directions:

  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder and salt together in a medium sized mixing bowl, set aside.
  2. In a separate medium sized bowl, whisk together the orange juice, fat free milk, Egg Beaters, and almond extract, until all are incorporated.
  3. Pour the liquid mixture into the flour mixture; whisk all of the ingredients together until all are incorporated. Set aside.
  4. Over medium high heat, heat a nonstick sauté pan until hot. Spray the sauté pan well with a nonstick spray. Using a 1 oz ladle, ladle 1 oz of the crepe batter into the sauté pan. Carefully swirl the batter until the bottom of the sauté pan is coated with the batter.
  5. Cook on low to medium heat for about 60–90 minutes. With a heatproof spatula, carefully slide the spatula underneath the crepe and turn over, cook for another 30 seconds.
  6. Flip the sauté pan over parchment paper, the crepe should fall flat onto the paper. Cool completely, then layer parchment paper between crepes as they cool.
  7. Continue to make all of the crepes for easy preparation and assembling later.

Triple Berry Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Minute Maid® Heart Wise® Orange Juice, add to blender
  • ½ cup Fresh Strawberries, rinsed and hulls removed, quartered, add to blender
  • ½ cup Fresh Blackberries, rinsed well, add to blender
  • ½ cup Fresh Blueberries, rinsed well, add to blender
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • Zest of 1 orange, add half of it to the blender, set aside the other half
  • Truvia® Natural Sweetener, 2 packets, added to the blender

Directions:

  1. Place in blender with lid, puree until smooth and turns into a liquid.
  2. Remove lid, and pour sauce into a strainer over a medium sized bowl.
  3. Discard seeds.
  4. For easy garnish and storage, place the berry sauce in squeeze bottle.

Honey Oat Crusted Bananas

Ingredients:

  • 3 Slices Kroger® Active LifeStyle™ Honey Oat Bread
  • 1 tbsp. Honey
  • 1⁄8 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1⁄8 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Ground Clove
  • 1 tbsp. Blanched unsalted Almonds

Directions:

  1. Place the slices of bread onto a cookie sheet. Add the almonds onto the cookie sheet. Drizzle the honey on the bread slices.
  2. Sprinkle all of the spices onto the bread slices.
  3. Place in 300˚F oven. Toast the bread and almonds to a medium golden brown, about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, cool completely, approx. 15 min.
  5. Tear toast into small pieces, place in food processor, along with the almonds. Pulse 2-3 times until crumb size, remove and place in shallow bowl.
  6. In another shallow dish, pour ¼ cup of MinuteMaid® Premium Heart Wise® Orange Juice.
  7. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat, then spray the pan liberally with nonstick spray.
  8. Peel the banana and slice in fourths on the bias, 1 whole banana per serving.
  9. Dip banana slices into the orange juice and roll to ensure the entire banana is wet, then roll into the honey oat crumbs, press lightly to adhere.
  10. Place the coated bananas into the hot sauté pan, and cook on each side for 5-10 minutes, remove and place onto large plate, tent with foil to keep warm.

Assembly

  1. Fold the crepe into a triangle, place three of them onto the serving plate.
  2. Place four cooked bananas onto the crepes.
  3. Garnish with 2 tbsps of the triple berry sauce, and leftover fruit and orange zest.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 208; Total Fat, 2; Saturated Fat, <1g; Trans Fat, 0; Cholesterol, 0mg; Sodium, 234mg; Total Carbohydrates, 46g; Dietary Fiber, 4g; Sugars, 17g; Protein, 6g; Vitamin A, 3% DV; Vitamin C, 46% DV; Calcium, 10% DV; Iron, 12% DV; Plant Sterols, 0.5g

As part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol,the consumption of at least 0.4g of plant sterols twice daily with meals for a total intake of at least 0.8g, has been clinically shown to help lower cholesterol and may reduce the risk of heart disease.

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