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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

  Honey mustard 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Sliced deli turkey breast 4 Ounce
  Swiss cheese 4 Ounce, divided
  Deli sliced ham 4 Ounce, divided
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon

1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
2. To assemble 3-decker sandwich, spread 1/2 teaspoon mustard over 1 side of each of 3 bread slices. Place 1/4 of turkey and 1 cheese slice over mustard on 1 bread slice. Top with second bread slice, mustard side up.
3. Place 1/4 of ham and 1 cheese slice on top of bread. Top with remaining bread slice, mustard side down, pressing gently together. Repeat with remaining mustard, bread, turkey, cheese and ham to make 4 sandwiches.
4. Combine eggs, milk and nutmeg in shallow dish or pie plate.
5. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Dip both sides of each sandwich in egg mixture, letting excess drip back into dish.
6. Fry 1 sandwich at a time in skillet 4 minutes or until browned, turning halfway through cooking. Transfer sandwiches to greased or foil-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining sandwiches, adding butter to skillet as needed.
7. Bake sandwiches 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Cut each sandwich in half; sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Serve immediately with preserves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 320 Calories from Fat 180

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.3%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182.8 mg60.9%

Sodium 410.5 mg17.1%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.39 g1.6%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 23 g45.2%

Vitamin A 11.3% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Monte Cristo Sandwiches Recipe