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Crunchy Ham and Cheese Recipe
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Crunchy Ham and Cheese Recipe

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Crushed potato chips put the crunch in this appetizing variation on ham and cheese. “Serve this layered sandwich with a bowl of soup, and you’ll have one of the best comfort-food meals of your life,” assures Karen Wolf of Niles, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 slices process American cheese
  • 2 slices deli ham (1 ounce each)
  • 1/2 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup crushed ridged potato chips

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 476 calories, 26g fat (13g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 1404mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.

Directions

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Spread mustard over the unbuttered side of two slices; layer each with one slice of cheese, ham, tomato, remaining cheese and remaining bread, buttered side up.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and onion powder. Place potato chips in another bowl. Dip each sandwich into egg mixture, then coat with potato chips.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet or griddle coated with cooking spray, toast sandwiches for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Ham and Cheese in Cooking for 2 Spring 2006, p31


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IndianaSaul User ID: 3222693 156609
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2008

"Best Grilled Cheese I've ever had! Definitely worth trying. I'll be making this again, just gotta find the right soup for it."

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