A little sweet, a little savory, this Monte Cristo Sandwich is made with the freshest ingredients.
Course: Dinner, lunch
Keyword: monte cristo
Four thick slices of breadI used Brioche
6slicesdeli ham or leftover cooked ham
6slicessliced turkey breast
1/4cuphalf and half
1/8teaspoonfresh ground pepper
Melt the butter on a griddle pan over medium heat.
Lay the bread slices out on a flat work surface and spread one side of each slice with the dijon mustard. Top a piece of bread with two slices of cheese. Layer three slices of ham on the cheese and top with three slices of turkey. Top the turkey with two more slices of cheese and then place a piece of bread on top to create a sandwich. Repeat with the remaining bread.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg, half and half, nutmeg, salt and pepper until combined. Dip one side of the sandwich in the egg mixture and then turn to dip the remaining side. Place the sandwich on the griddle pan and repeat with the remaining sandwich. Cook the sandwich until golden brown, approximately 4 minutes. Turn the sandwich over. Continue to cook until golden brown and the cheese has melted, 4-5 minutes.
Cut the sandwiched in half and sprinkle with the powdered sugar. Serve immediately with the cranberry sauce.