Carmelized Banana with Pecans

Servings – 1 banana and toppings

1/2 tsp butter – $0.02
1 banana, cut into inch slices $0.21
2 teaspoons brown sugar – $0.03
1 tablespoon cream – $0.14
1/2 tsp nuts for sprinkling (optional) $0.09*

Total for recipe – $ 0.49 per serving
Calories: 239.6 Fat: 8.8 Protein: 0  

Whip tablespoon of cream in a small bowl until fluffy.
Heat small pan on medium low.
Cut banana.
Melt butter in pan.
Add bananas.
Let cook for 20-30 seconds.
Add sugar and cook until browned on one side, about another 30 seconds.
Swirl in pan to collect carmelizing sugar.
Cook until brown on other side but still firm, about 1 minute.
Sprinkle with nuts and top with whipped cream.

*I always keep walnuts, pecans, and almonds around. They’re full of protein and good fats. I buy them when I see them on sale, because they’ll keep for a good six months in the freezer. They’re not necessary to this recipe, but they do add a buttery crunch.

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