Ham 'n' Cheese Melts Recipe

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Ham 'n' Cheese Melts Recipe
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Ham 'n' Cheese Melts Recipe

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These one-of-a-kind sandwiches are a new twist on traditional ham and cheese sandwiches without a lot of extra work. Prepared spaghetti sauce provides a tasty dipping sauce.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 4 slices provolone cheese, halved
  • 4 slices (1 ounce each) fully cooked ham
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce, warmed

Directions

On four slices of bread, layer with provolone cheese, ham, then cheese. Top with remaining bread.
In a shallow dish, beat eggs and milk. In another shallow dish, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip sandwiches into egg mixture, then into crumb mixture.
In a large skillet over low heat, cook sandwiches in butter for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with spaghetti sauce for dipping. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ham 'n' Cheese Melts in Country Pork 1996, p24

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 511 calories, 28g fat (15g saturated fat), 165mg cholesterol, 1272mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

  • 8 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 4 slices provolone cheese, halved
  • 4 slices (1 ounce each) fully cooked ham
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce, warmed
  1. On four slices of bread, layer with provolone cheese, ham, then cheese. Top with remaining bread.
  2. In a shallow dish, beat eggs and milk. In another shallow dish, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip sandwiches into egg mixture, then into crumb mixture.
  3. In a large skillet over low heat, cook sandwiches in butter for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with spaghetti sauce for dipping. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ham 'n' Cheese Melts in Country Pork 1996, p24

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noodnik User ID: 5947697 21430
Reviewed May. 1, 2011

"Was nicely surprised by the taste of finished product."

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