Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Prep: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • Dijon mustard

  • 8 country bread

  • Swiss cheese

  • Bourbon-Glazed Ham

  • 4 large eggs

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 tsp salt

  • ½ tsp pepper

  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg

  • 4 Tbsp butter

  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions:

  1. Spread mustard on bread. Layer 4 bread slices with Swiss cheese, ham, and cheese again. Place remaining bread slices on top.

  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Dip each sandwich in the egg mixture, turning to coat well.

  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. When butter is foamy, add the sandwiches, and cook, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Serve immediately, dusted with confectioners' sugar.

Source: Everyday Food, March/April 2003

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