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If you've had the Monte Cristo Sandwich, you know it's made like French toast. Slices of ham and Swiss cheese between two slices of bread, dipped in egg batter, browned, and sprinkled with powdered sugar. To top it off, there is a dipping sauce. |sandwich| dinner recipes | lunch recipes | ham recipes |
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Monte Cristo Sandwich with Lingonberry Dipping Sauce

If you've had the Monte Cristo Sandwich, you know it's made like French toast. Slices of ham and Swiss cheese between two slices of bread, dipped in egg batter, browned, and sprinkled with powdered sugar. To top it off, there is a dipping sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 Tbs Butter
  • 8 thin slices of ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Pinch pepper and salt
  • Pinch Nutmeg
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling
  • ¼ cup Felix Lingonberries Jam

Instructions

  • Whisk eggs until foamy.
  • Add milk and mix well.
  • Lightly spread butter on inside of bread slices.
  • Melt remaining butter in large skillet.
  • Melt Felix Jam (I used the microwave for about 20 seconds, but you can use stove, too)
  • Place jam in small bowl.
  • Place 4 pieces of ham and 2 pieces of cheese on slices of buttered bread.
  • Place sandwiches in egg mixture, soaking just a little of the mixture into the bread.
  • Don't leave too long or you won't have enough for second sandwich!
  • Place sandwiches in skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook on each side, trying not to disturb until browned.
  • Remove from pain and place on paper towel to blot excess butter.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Serve jam on the side for dipping or drizzling.