Monte Cristo Sandwich


This Monte Cristo sandwich with ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese slices is dipped in an egg and milk mixture and fried to a golden brown. A hot alternative to the usual lunch or snack. Try it with berry jam on the side.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 slices bread

  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

  • 2 slices cooked ham

  • 2 slices cooked turkey meat

  • 1 slice Swiss cheese

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup milk


  1. Spread mayonnaise on one side of one bread slice. Spread mustard on one side of remaining bread slice and top with alternate slices of ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese. Close sandwich with remaining bread slice, mayonnaise-side down.

  2. Beat egg and milk in a shallow bowl until well combined. Lightly grease a small skillet over medium heat.

  3. Dip sandwich into egg mixture to coat on both sides. Transfer sandwich to the hot skillet and cook until golden brown on both sides and cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

641 Calories
34g Fat
33g Carbs
49g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 641
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 298mg 99%
Sodium 1308mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 49g
Vitamin C 20mg 100%
Calcium 487mg 37%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 665mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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