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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 476 calories, 26g fat (13g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 1404mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.
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  • meaganteal
    Jan 10, 2018

    we enjoyed the middle of the sandwich, but the outside was soggy/crunchy. Does that make sense? Bread soggy, and chips crunchy.

  • IndianaSaul
    Jul 8, 2008

    Best Grilled Cheese I've ever had! Definitely worth trying. I'll be making this again, just gotta find the right soup for it.

  • mnbdack
    Sep 23, 2007

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