Saturday, September 17, 2016

Monte Cristo Sandwich

  • two eggs
  • pinches of salt and pepper
  • four slices sturdy white bread (or white bread of preference)
  • two tablespoons mustard
  • two tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ pound thick sliced baked ham
  • ½ ounce, weight shredded gruyere cheese
  • additional salt and pepper to taste
  • two tablespoons butter
  • optional garnish/toppings: powdered sugar, honey, preserves

How to Make It

  • Beat eggs in a shallow dish (large enough to fit a sandwich) along with a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  • Set aside.
  • Assemble sandwiches, with mustard, mayonnaise, ham, cheese, salt and pepper to personal preference.
  • Slightly compress sandwich.
  • Over medium heat melt butter in skillet.
  • Dip and coat each sandwich in beaten egg, and place in skillet.
  • Cook sandwiches 2-3 minutes on each side, until browned to liking and cheese has melted.

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