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Monte Cristo Light

Yield 6 sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sugar strawberry spread
  • 12 (1-ounce) slices Vienna sandwich bread
  • 6 ounces thinly sliced turkey breast (skinned before cooking and cooked without salt)
  • 6 (3/4-ounce) slices low-fat process Swiss cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • Butter-flavored vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon sifted powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 314
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 22.4 g
  • carbohydrate 43.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 635 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread 1 tablespoon strawberry spread on one side of each of 6 bread slices. Place 1 ounce of turkey and 1 slice of cheese over strawberry spread on each bread slice; top with remaining 6 bread slices.

  2. Combine eggs, egg white, and milk; stir well with a wire whisk. Carefully dip sandwiches into egg mixture, allowing excess to drip off. Sprinkle both sides of each sandwich evenly with cornmeal.

  3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-low heat until hot. Place 3 sandwiches in skillet; cook sandwiches 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 3 sandwiches and remaining powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Light and Luscious