5 from 5 votes
Review Recipe

Monte Cristo

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
This next level grilled cheese is dusted in powdered sugar and served with a side of jam for the perfect finish!
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  • 6 slices white bread
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • 4 slices ham
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard optional
  • 4 slices turkey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar optional

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  1. Place 2 slices of bread on a cutting board. Spread mayonnaise on each slice of bread. Top with a slice of cheese, and 2 slices of ham. Add the second slice of bread and spread with a little bit of mustard if desired. Add 2 slices of turkey and a slice of cheese. Add the 3rd piece of bread.

  2. Using a cutting board or the bottom of a frying pan, gently press the sandwich. Cut off crusts (to help seal the sandwich).

  3. In a small bowl mix together milk, eggs and salt & pepper until combined. Dip sandwich into egg mixture.

  4. Preheat skillet over low heat and add butter. Add sandwich and cook 4-6 minutes. Flip and cook 4-5 minutes more or until cooked through and melted.

  5. Dust with powdered sugar if using. Serve warm with strawberry jam.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 1167, Fat: 82g, Saturated Fat: 35g, Cholesterol: 510mg, Sodium: 1760mg, Potassium: 568mg, Carbohydrates: 52g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 16g, Protein: 54g, Vitamin A: 1755%, Calcium: 768%, Iron: 5.1%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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