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Crunchy Ham and Cheese

 Crunchy Ham and Cheese
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 476 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 26 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 150 mg cholesterol, 1,404 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.