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    Monte Cristo Sandwich

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    35 mins

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    Colorado Lauralee's Note:

    A battered and grilled sandwich to delight.

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    Serves: 4-6


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    1. 1
      For each sandwich use 3 slices of bread. Butter one side of bread first, then cover with a slice of ham and a slice of turkey or chicken.
    2. 2
      Butter both sides of the second slice of bread and spread with a little mustard or other dressing, if desired.
    3. 3
      Place on top of turkey or ham slice and top with 2 thin slices of cheese.
    4. 4
      Butter third slice for top; press sandwich lightly and trim crusts.
    5. 5
      Cut into halves diagonally and secure with toothpicks.
    6. 6
      Beat eggs with milk and salt.
    7. 7
      Dip sandwich halves into the egg mixture and fry on a hot skillet or griddle in butter or margarine.
    8. 8
      Brown on all sides, adding more butter when necessary.
    9. 9
      Dust lightly with powdered sugar & remove toothpicks before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 17, 2007


      Wordeful sandwich! I left out the powdered sugar and reduced the butter. But even after I reduced the butter it was still buttery for my taste. I used mustard instead of mayo and I also used whole wheat bread! Thanks Laurale for sharing this tasty recipe! Made it for PAC Fall 2007

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    • on August 18, 2006


      And don't forget to sprinkle these bad boys with some powdered sugar!! ~Chef 289860

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    • on August 18, 2006

      These have been a favorite of mine for a long time.

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    Nutritional Facts for Monte Cristo Sandwich

    Serving Size: 1 (169 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 686.5
    Calories from Fat 283
    Total Fat 31.5 g
    Saturated Fat 17.3 g
    Cholesterol 238.7 mg
    Sodium 1062.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    Sugars 6.2 g
    Protein 36.6 g

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