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.
Flip.
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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