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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Beth Dreiling; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Beth Dreiling; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Southern Living MARCH 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time: 6 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 8 (1-oz.) whole wheat bread slices
  • 8 ounces thinly sliced smoked deli ham
  • 4 (1-oz.) reduced-fat Swiss cheese slices
  • 1/3 cup egg substitute
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 4 tablespoons tomato chutney
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar (optional)


1. Spread mustard evenly over 1 side of each bread slice. Layer each of 4 bread slices, mustard sides up, with 2 oz. ham and 1 cheese slice. Top with remaining bread slices, mustard sides down.

2. Whisk together egg substitute and milk in a shallow dish. Dip both sides of each sandwich into egg mixture.

3. Cook, in batches, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Top each with 1 Tbsp. chutney, and, if desired, dust with powdered sugar.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 9.5g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 31.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.6g
  • Fiber: 6.7g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 982mg
  • Calcium: 429mg

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