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Monte Cristo Sandwich with Bacon


"Version of the French toast sandwich made with bacon. It makes a great late night snack, brunch, or lunch."
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35 m servings 710 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 sandwich)

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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels. Break each piece in half.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Whisk milk, egg, and nutmeg together in a shallow bowl. Dip each bread slice in the egg mixture.
  4. Cook dipped bread slices in the hot oil until French toast is lightly browned, 2 to 3 minute per side. Transfer French toast to a work surface and turn heat under skillet to medium-low.
  5. Spread cranberry sauce over 1 French toast piece and top with turkey, provolone cheese, and bacon. Spread mustard on the other French toast piece and top with ham; lay on top of bacon layer, ham-side down, creating a sandwich.
  6. Cook sandwich in the skillet until cheese is melted and sandwich is heated through, 3 to 4 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute Swiss cheese for the provolone cheese, if desired. Berry jam can be used in place of the cranberry sauce.
  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 710 calories; 42.6 g fat; 36.6 g carbohydrates; 44.2 g protein; 285 mg cholesterol; 2496 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I decided to forego the egg dip, instead making this on my panini grill. Aside from that small change I still got the crispy effect..

2.28.16 This sandwich has a lot going on, but the bacon, brown mustard, and cranberry sauce were good additions. Couldn't really taste the nutmeg, so if you're looking for that flavor, I'd rec...