Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Author: Canadian Living

Canada's favourite - Cheddar cheese -  and smoked turkey give new flavours to familiar French toast.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 8 white bread
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 oz old Cheddar cheese thinly sliced
  • 4 oz smoked turkey thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Method

In large shallow dish, whisk together eggs, milk, chopped thyme, pepper and salt; set aside.

Spread 4 of the bread slices with mustard; top with cheese and turkey. Sandwich with remaining bread. Dip into egg mixture, turning to soak well.

In large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook sandwiches, turning once, until browned and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 778 mg
  • Protein 27 g
  • Calories 485.0
  • Total fat 22 g
  • Cholesterol 274 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 29.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 38.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 34.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 22.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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