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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

For an unforgettable breakfast or brunch, try this easy monte cristo sandwich. It blends the sweet and savory in a way that totally satisfies your palate.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2000

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Cook time:12 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices white bread
  • 4 (1-ounce) slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced smoked ham
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 large egg whites
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam

Preparation

Spread about 1 teaspoon mustard over each bread slice. Place 1 cheese slice on each of 4 bread slices. Divide ham evenly over cheese. Cover with the remaining 4 bread slices, mustard sides down. Combine milk and egg whites in a shallow dish. Dip both sides of each sandwich into milk mixture.

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Cook sandwiches for 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Sprinkle each sandwich with 1/2 teaspoon sugar; top each with 1 tablespoon jam.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 387
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 11.5g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 20.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 49.1g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 840mg
  • Calcium: 366mg
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