Monte Cristo Sandwich

Time to Prepare: 
3 min
Number of Servings: 
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What could make a fried ham and cheese sandwich better than dipping it in an egg mixture and cooking it in butter? Monte cristo sandwiches can be a great addition to your breakfast menu, or whip them up for a great lunch or light dinner. Usually Emmental or gruyere is used, but I used cheddar in this instance. Thick bread works well as it soaks up the egg without getting too soggy, and gives you a sturdy base to stuff with all that ham and cheesy goodness. Add a little mustard to the bread and you've got yourself a great sandwich!

Enjoy a classic for breakfast!


2 thick pieces of bread

1 large egg

1/3 cup milk


deli ham

sliced cheddar cheese

1 tbsp butter


1. Lay the bread on a cutting board. Spread 1 side with mustard. Lay the ham and cheese on top.

2. Crack the egg into a pie plate and whisk with the milk.

3. Get a non stick pan and place it over medium low heat. Melt the butter in the pan and swirl to coat.

4. Place the sandwich in the egg and milk mixture, turning to coat. Place in the pan and cook, turning a few times, toasting until it's golden brown and the cheese has melted.