Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe
Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe

Read Reviews
4 1 1
Publisher Photo
"My husband works shifts, so sometimes he's eating breakfast at dinnertime," writes Dawn Davidson of Thornton, Ontario. "This sandwich prepared like French toast, is quick to make."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:1 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 slice (1 ounce) deli ham
  • 1 slice (1 ounce) Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 319 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 121 mg cholesterol, 1153 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 medium-fat meat.


  1. Spread mustard over one side of each slice of bread, then layer with ham and cheese; top with remaining bread.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, water and egg until smooth. Dip sandwich on both sides in egg mixture. Cook in a skillet coated with cooking spray until browned, about 2 minutes on each side. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo in Cooking for 2 Winter 2006, p63

Reviews for Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

"This is a simple and easy recipe that tastes great. My children love it. I serve it with syrup and it has a yummy sweet and savory flavor in every bite!"

Loading Image