Savoury French Toast w/ roast tomatoes - Brumby's Bakery

Savoury French Toast w/ roast tomatoes


5 mins






  • 275g truss cherry tomatoes, cut from vine

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 egg white

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat milk

  • 1 loaf of Brumby’s Rye Bread, sliced into 8 thick slices

  • 1/2 cup basil leaves

  • 1 small ripe avocado, diced

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  • Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Place cherry tomatoes on one of the trays, spray with olive oil and roast for 10 minutes, or until skins start to split.

  • Step 2:

    Meanwhile, whisk eggs, egg white and milk in a medium bowl. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil; set over medium heat.

  • Step 3:

    Dip 4 slices of Brumby’s Rye bread into egg mixture, coating evenly; shake off excess mixture. Add bread to pan and cook for 2–3 minutes per side, or until crisp and golden.

  • Step 4:

    Transfer French toast to other prepared baking tray and place in oven to keep warm. Repeat step 3 with remaining bread, spraying pan with a light coating of olive oil between batches.

  • Step 5:

    Place remaining ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss.

  • Step 6:

    Top French toast with roast tomatoes and serve with salad.