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Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

This sweet and savory Monte Cristo sandwich is the perfect lunch or dinner meal. Easy to make and dull of flavor!

Course Lunch
Keyword 7 ingredient recipes, easy recipes, kid friendly, kid friendly recipes, monte cristo, monte cristo sandwich, sandwich recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author jamiesondiaries


  • 6 Slices of Bread
  • 4 Slices Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 oz. Sliced Ham
  • 8 oz. Sliced Turkey
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Onion Powder


  1. Lay two of your three slices of bread on a cutting board or plate.

  2. Top both slices with one slice of cheddar cheese and three slices of ham and turkey.

    Monte Cristo Sandwich
  3. On one of the slices topped with cheese and ham or turkey use a third piece of bread to place on top of the meat. Now place your last slice of bread topped with ingredients to create a stack like the picture here.

  4. Use a piece of plastic wrap (or foil) to wrap your sandwich. Use a heavy pan or board to press down on the sandwich until it is compact and well combined. *The harder you press the better the sandwich will stick together for the egg mixture*

    Monte Cristo Sandwich
  5. Unwrap the sandwich and use a sharp knife to cut the edges off the sandwich. Set to the side.

  6. In a bowl whisk the milk, eggs, black pepper, sea salt, and onion powder together well.

    Monte Cristo Sandwich
  7. Heat a skillet over medium heat and melt about 1/2 tbsp. of butter in the pan to start.

  8. Dip the sandwich in the egg and milk mixture on both sides of the sandwich. Don't make it too soggy.

  9. Place the sandwich in the pan and let it sear until golden brown on both sides (for about 2-4 minutes per side)

  10. If you would like to seal the edges and add a little more crisp sear the sandwich on all four edges for about 30 seconds to 1 minute per edge.

  11. Gently cut the sandwich in half, sprinkle with powdered sugar, and enjoy!