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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

No recipe image available.A classic, egg-dipped and grilled sandwich sure to become a favorite in your household.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces thinly sliced ham
4 ounces Swiss cheese, sliced
8 (1/2-inch) thick slices French or Vienna bread
4 large eggs
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter

Cooking Directions:

  1. For each sandwich, place 2 ounces ham and 1 ounce cheese between 2 slices of bread.
  2. Beat together eggs and milk in medium bowl; dip sandwiches in egg mixture, turning carefully.
  3. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-low heat; grill sandwiches 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden; turn and continue cooking until cheese is melted and both sides are golden.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.