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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Rated as 4.24 out of 5 Stars

"Classic recipe for a filling French-style sandwich."
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30 m servings 474 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Spread one side of 4 bread slices with mustard. Top remaining 4 slices with ham. Combine mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and mix together; sprinkle mixture evenly over ham and close sandwiches, mustard side down.
  2. In a shallow dish or bowl combine the eggs, milk and nutmeg and mix well. Melt butter in a large skillet or on a griddle over medium heat. Dip each sandwich in egg mixture, turning to coat. Let excess egg mixture drip into dish or bowl, and place sandwiches in hot skillet. Cook until golden brown and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 474 calories; 21.7 g fat; 36.4 g carbohydrates; 33.4 g protein; 170 mg cholesterol; 1603 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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i love this recipe. My husband has an obsesion with monte cristo sandwiches and they have to be just right...this one was exactly what he wanted!

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I've had the most FABULOUS Monte Christo sandwiches in restaurants. These were OK. I think you really need a deep fryer so you can deep fry these to get the best results. I used my George For...

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i love this recipe. My husband has an obsesion with monte cristo sandwiches and they have to be just right...this one was exactly what he wanted!

So far this is the Monte Cristo Sandwich that we like the best. There are several to choose from this site. The only thing I did differently was to use a high moisture, fresh mozzerella cheese...

This is VERY good - just the right blend of sweet and spicy. I used smoked deli turkey for the meat, and served it with a dusting of powdered sugar. Highly recommended - my husband and son lov...

This was great. It's not quite like Bennigan's but we don't have a bennigans anymore and this'll do. PLUS it's much healthier than bennigans. I did have to change it a tiny bit because of what I...

These were good, but I was hoping for a recipe similar to the way restaurants make them where they're completely encased in some kind of batter.

All the family agreed this is a good sandwich. I would add more cheese next time.

These sandwiches were very very good. I did make a couple of ingredient substitutions for what I had on hand- used boneless chicken thighs and sliced provolone cheese. Followed the rest of the r...

According to my husband, who is a very picky eater, this was, "Awesome". Instead of chicken I used turkey and ham. Everything else stayed the same. Was very good. I would make this again.

Did not really like this but it was ok