Dawn NoltAuthorDawn Nolt
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Monte Cristo, sometimes called French Toasted Ham and Cheese, takes grilled cheese sandwiches to the next level.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time15 mins

 4 Nature's Yoke eggs
 3 tbsp half n' half
 pinches of salt and pepper
 8 slices Homestyle white bread
 4 tbsp mustard
 4 tbsp mayonnaise
 1 lb sliced ham
 1 oz gruyere cheese, shredded
 4 tbsp butter

1

Beat eggs and half n' half in a shallow dish (large enough to fit a sandwich) along with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Set aside.

2

Assemble sandwiches, with mustard, mayonnaise, ham, cheese, salt and pepper to personal preference. Slightly compress sandwich.

3

Melt butter in skillet over medium heat.

4

Dip and coat each sandwich in beaten eggs, and place in skillet. Cook sandwiches 2-3 minutes on each side, until browned to liking and cheese has melted.

Ingredients

 4 Nature's Yoke eggs
 3 tbsp half n' half
 pinches of salt and pepper
 8 slices Homestyle white bread
 4 tbsp mustard
 4 tbsp mayonnaise
 1 lb sliced ham
 1 oz gruyere cheese, shredded
 4 tbsp butter

Directions

1

Beat eggs and half n' half in a shallow dish (large enough to fit a sandwich) along with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Set aside.

2

Assemble sandwiches, with mustard, mayonnaise, ham, cheese, salt and pepper to personal preference. Slightly compress sandwich.

3

Melt butter in skillet over medium heat.

4

Dip and coat each sandwich in beaten eggs, and place in skillet. Cook sandwiches 2-3 minutes on each side, until browned to liking and cheese has melted.

Monte Cristo