Monte Cristo Sandwich


• 1 Large Egg

• 1/3 Cup Whole Milk

• Salt & Black Pepper

• 4 Slices White Sandwich Bread

• 2 Tsp. Dijon Mustard

• 3 Oz. Thinly Sliced Ham

• 3 Oz. Thinly Sliced Roasted Turkey Breast

• 3 Oz. Thinly Sliced Swiss Cheese

• 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter

• Powdered Sugar, For Dusting

• Grape Jelly, For Serving


Place the egg & milk in a wide, shallow plate and season with salt and pepper. Whisk until the egg is broken up and evenly incorporated; set aside. Spread 1 teaspoon of mustard 2 slices of bread. Divide the ham & turkey between the two. Place half of the cheese on top of each pile of meat. Close the sandwiches with the remaining two slices of bread. Melt the butter in a large nonstick frying pan. Place 1 sandwich in the reserved egg mixture, flipping to coat both sides. Place the sandwich in the frying pan. Fry undisturbed until the bottoms of the sandwiches are golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes on both sides. Transfer to serving plates, dust with powdered sugar, and serve with grape jelly.

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