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monte cristo sandwich

Recipe by
Louis Tanguay
Londonderry, NH

This simple version of a forgotten "Classic" Sandwich is one of my favorites in the morning. The choice of bread, Deli Ham, Cheese, and Sugar Free Syrup, make this a versatile preparation as well as a healthier alternative if desired.

yield 1 (Or more)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 4 Min
method Griddle

Ingredients For monte cristo sandwich

  • 2 slice
    butter bread or wheat bread
  • 1 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 slice
    deli ham
  • 2 slice
    american cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar free pancake/waffle syrup

How To Make monte cristo sandwich

  • 1
    Melt butter in small nonstick skillet on medium heat.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, add egg and milk and whisk briefly. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place ham and cheese in between the slices of bread and spread butter on the outside of the slices before dipping the sandwich in the egg wash.
  • 4
    Soak in the egg wash turning to coat both sides of sandwich well.Grill for 2 minutes per side. (3 minutes if darker surfaces are desired.)
  • 5
    Remove from skillet and cut into 2 wedges. Serve with Sugar Free Syrup, dipping wedges as you eat. Enjoy!