Monte Cristo Sandwich

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  • Yield: 1 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

Ingredients

2-- (3/4-inch) thick center slices King's Hawaiian Sweet Bread
3-- (1-ounce) Swiss cheese slices
4ounces deli-sliced turkey and/or ham
1large egg
1tablespoon milk or water
-- Powdered sugar
-- Raspberry jam*

Instructions

  1. Place cheese slices over bread slice followed by meat slices. Top with remaining bread slice.
  2. Whisk together egg and milk in a shallow bowl.
  3. Dip both sides of sandwich into egg mixture until well coated.
  4. Cook on medium heat in large greased skillet until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  5. Dust with powdered sugar, cut in half and serve with raspberry jam on the side for dipping or spreading.

*Shortcut: spread 2 tbsp. jam on top of meat and grill with sandwich.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 1150
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 52g
  • Saturated Fat 21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 370mg
  • Sodium 1990mg
  • Potassium 730mg
  • Carbohydrate 110g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 61g
  • Trans Fat 2g
  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Vitamin C 20%
  • Calcium 90%
  • Iron 45%
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