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Similar to a Monte Cristo, a croque monsieur is a French-style grilled ham and cheese sandwich that is dipped in egg batter then cooked in a skillet. This version is like a savory stuffed French toast. Keep the finished ones warm in a 200° oven while cooking the others.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2002

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut a slit in each bread slice to form a pocket. Spread 1 teaspoon honey mustard into each bread pocket. Divide ham and cheese evenly among bread pockets.

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  • Combine milk and egg whites in a shallow bowl, stirring with a whisk. Dip sandwiches, 1 at a time, in milk mixture, turning to coat.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add 2 sandwiches; cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat procedure with remaining sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

293 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 9.8g; saturated fat 5.2g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 22.3g; carbohydrates 27.9g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 40mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 649mg; calcium 475mg.
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