Sunday, August 21, 2011

Open-Faced Monte Cristo Sandwiches

This is a yummy way to jazz up a regular ham and cheese sandwich; it's really good and has ingredients you already have at your house!  Instead of regular sliced bread, we used sandwich buns that were about to be stale.  It was quick and tasty.  We'll make it again.

The recipe below makes 6 servings, so scale it down to fit your family's needs.  Enjoy!

Open-Faced Monte Cristo Sandwiches

2 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 Tbsp honey mustard
6 bread slices
2 Tbsp butter
1 lb thinly sliced ham
6 slices Swiss cheese

Whisk together first three ingredients in a shallow dish.  Dip both sides of each bread slice into the egg mixture. 

Melt one tablespoon of butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add 3 bread slices, and cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.  Remove from skillet, and repeat with the remaining tablespoon of butter and three bread slices.

Place bread slices on a baking sheet.  Top each bread slice with ham and cheese.  Broil six inches from heat for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

1 comment:

  1. I got a honey baked ham for Christmas. I am going to try these sandwiches this week!