Monte Cristo Style Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Monte Cristo Style Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Renee's Kitchen Adventures
Monte Cristo Style Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Ham and cheese sandwich, dipped in an egg wash and fried up golden brown.


  • 2 slices of Sara Lee® Artesano™ Bread
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp grainy mustard
  • 2 - 3 oz of smoked deli ham, sliced
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 TBS half and half
  • 1/2 TBS butter
  • powdered sugar, for sprinkling (if desired)


  1. Spread mayonnaise on one side of one slice of bread. Spread mustard on one side of the other slice of bread. Lay down, spread sides up.
  2. Top each slice of bread with spread with a slice of Swiss cheese.
  3. Top one slice of bread with the Swiss cheese with the ham. Assemble the sandwich.
  4. In a small bowl, beat the egg and the half and half until well combined.
  5. Heat a small skillet over med heat. Add the butter and swirl it around. Once it's all melted and starting to bubble, dip the sandwich quickly in the egg, making sure to coat the entire thing. Add sandwich to skillet and cook until golden brown on one side, Flip and cook the other side. Serve warm with powdered sugar and strawberry preserves, if desired.
Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Cook time: 00 hrs. 10 mins. 
Total time: 20 mins. 
Tags: cheese, sandwich, ham, grilled cheese, lunch, dinner, Sara Lee®

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