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Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Spread the mustard on 6 pieces of the French toast. Divide the ham and turkey evenly among them and top each with 2 slices of the cheese.
  3. Spread the remaining 6 pieces of French toast with the mayonnaise (if desired) and sandwich together.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Spread ½ tablespoon of the butter on the top and bottom of each sandwich.
  5. Cook 3 sandwiches in the skillet until brown, 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches.
  6. Transfer to oven and bake until the cheese is melted and the toast is heated through, about 4 minutes.
By April, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 618Calories From Fat 54%
  • Fat 37g
  • Sat Fat 20g
  • Cholesterol 209mg
  • Sodium 1,428mg
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 31g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Basic Vinaigrette
Make it a meal: Serve the sandwiches with mixed greens tossed with halved cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber, and your favorite vinaigrette.

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