Classic Monte Cristo

Oxmoor House
6 sandwiches.


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6 ounces thinly sliced turkey breast
6 ounces thinly sliced cooked ham
6 ounces thinly sliced Swiss cheese
12 (1-ounce) slices Vienna sandwich bread
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup half-and-half
2 tablespoons butter, divided
1 1/2 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sour cream
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons strawberrypreserves


Place 1 ounce each of turkey, ham, and cheese on each of 6 bread slices; top with remaining 6 bread slices.

Combine eggs and half-and-half; stir well with a wire whisk. Carefully dip sandwiches into egg mixture, allowing excess to drip off.

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium-low heat. Place 3 sandwiches in skillet; cook 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until bread is golden and cheese melts. Remove from skillet, and sprinkle sandwiches evenly with half of powdered sugar. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon butter, 3 sandwiches, and remaining powdered sugar.

Top sandwiches evenly with sour cream and strawberry preserves. Serve immediately.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 522
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 21.6 g
Satfat 11.7 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 29.2 g
Carbohydrate 50.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 215 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1136 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg