Monte Cristo Sandwich

The first time I had a Monte Cristo Sandwich was in college… I was skeptical at first but once I took a bite, I was hooked! I love sweet/salty combinations and this is a beautiful blend of that. These are great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and they are easy to make!


8 slices bread (I use challah)
4 teaspoons honey dijon mustard
8 slices thin deli sliced swiss cheese
8 slices thin deli ham
8 slices thin deli sliced turkey (I like smoked)
3 large eggs
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon melted butter
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons milk
powdered sugar, for dusting
raspberry preserves, for dipping


Heat oven to 425°F.

Lightly butter a baking sheet pan. I use the spray.

Spread 1/2 teaspoon mustard on each slice of bread.

Layer between mustard sides of two slices of bread, 1 slice cheese, 2 slices ham, 2 slices turkey, and another slice of cheese.

Repeat to make four sandwiches. Whisk eggs, flour, butter, salt and pepper in a shallow dish until smooth.

Blend in milk.

DIP both sides of sandwiches into egg mixture until bread is lightly soaked.

Place on baking sheet; drizzle any remaining egg mixture over top of sandwiches.

Bake 8-10 minutes until bottom is golden brown.

Turn with wide spatula and continue baking 8-10 minutes or until second side is golden brown.

Serve warm dusted with powdered sugar and dip or spread raspberry preserves on sandwiches.
Garnish with fresh raspberries.

Serving Size: 1

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Calories 535.6
Calories from Fat 259
Total Fat 28.8 g
Saturated Fat 15.1 g
Cholesterol 231.6 mg
Sodium 1321 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 33.6 g

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