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Deli Monte Cristos Recipe

Deli Monte Cristos Recipe

Looking for a change from the typical Reuben or grilled cheese? “This was a famous sandwich in the islands years ago,” notes Darlene Vanwie of Clayton, New York. “We make it often, and I always get requests for more. Serve warm with your favorite pickles,” she suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 4 thin slices deli ham
  • 2 thin slices deli turkey
  • 2 tablespoons deli coleslaw
  • 2 tablespoons Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  • 1. On two slices of bread, layer a slice of ham and turkey, coleslaw, salad dressing and cheese. Top with remaining ham and bread. In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs. Dip both sides of sandwiches in eggs.
  • 2. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, toast sandwiches over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.