Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe

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Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe
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Ham 'n' Swiss Monte Cristo Recipe

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"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."
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

Spread mustard over one side of each slice of bread, then layer with ham and cheese; top with remaining bread.
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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 319 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 1153mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 medium-fat meat.

  • 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
  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

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rllewis7 User ID: 7124309 257012
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2016

"This is a great brunch recipe! I use cheddar cheese and serve with strawberry jam."

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christyberry User ID: 5561051 136340
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!"

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