Monte Cristo Sandwich

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Sara Andrea

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@Sara_Andrea

The Monte Cristo is my husbands favorite sandwich. He gets it whenever we visit Disneyland, at the Blue Bayou. However, that's only about once every 3-5 years so I created our own version of this tasty treat. You won't be disappointed.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 18 slice
    white bread
  • 6-12 Tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 12 slice
    deli turkey
  • 12 slice
    deli ham
  • 12 slice
    gouda
  • 6
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    whipping cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • OPTIONAL:

  • ·
    grape jelly
  • ·
    raspberry jelly
  • ·
    vanilla cream dipping sauce
  • ·
    powdered sugar, to sprinkle on top

How to Make Monte Cristo Sandwich

Step-by-Step

  1. Lay out two pieces of bread and spread desired amount of mayo on each slice (I like about 1/2 T on each slice). Pile on 1 slice of turkey, 1 slice of ham, and 1 slice of cheese. Put the third slice of bread on one stack than flip over the second pile, cheese side down. Using a knife, cut the crust off the sandwich, wrap the sandwich tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Do this for all 6 sandwiches.
  2. Combine eggs and whipping cream in a bowl. Beat. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 T butter and 2T oil in pan. Work in batches of 2 sandwiches each, unwrap sandwich, dip in egg mixture, and place in pan. Flip after 2 minutes. Cook 2 minutes more the, using tongs, fry the edges. Place on cookie sheet in oven to keep warm. Do this same process for batch 2 and 3.
  4. Serve with grape jelly, raspberry jelly, and vanilla sauce.

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About Monte Cristo Sandwich

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: French



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