This outstanding ham and melted cheese sandwich tastes even better with a drizzle of maple syrup.
- Prep: 15 min
- Cooking: 8 min
- 8 slices white or pumpernickel bread
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
- 10 oz (300 g) home-cooked ham in 4 slices
- 8 oz (240 g) Canadian Swiss Cheese thinly sliced
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup (80 mL) Milk
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) Butter
- Maple syrup
- Fresh red berries
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Arrange 4 slices of bread on a work surface. Spread with mustard. Top with alternating slices of ham and cheese, folding to fit the bread.
Cover with remaining bread.
Beat eggs and milk in a dish.
Melt half the butter in 2 large skillets over medium heat.
Dip both sides of the sandwiches in the egg mixture.
Brown the sandwiches over medium heat about 4 minutes on each side, adding the remaining butter halfway through.
Cut each sandwich in 2 triangles and serve with maple syrup and fresh berries.
An electric pancake griddle is also good for making Monte Cristo sandwiches.
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Nutritional informationPer serving
Top 5 Nutrients
|Calcium:||47 % / 520 mg|
|Vitamin B12:||123 %|