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Breakfast Ham Monte Cristo

A little sweet, a little savory, and a whole lot of delicious. This simple Parisian-inspired breakfast classic is crafted with our mouthwatering Eckrich ham off the bone, dipped in delectable savory custard and pan-fried to perfection. The Ham Monte Cristo Sandwich is an easy way to bring a little ‘bon appétit’ to breakfast.

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Prep Time
10 min
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Skill Level
Intermediate
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Servings
2 Servings

A little sweet, a little savory, and a whole lot of delicious. This simple Parisian-inspired breakfast classic is crafted with our mouthwatering Eckrich ham off the bone, dipped in delectable savory custard and pan-fried to perfection. The Ham Monte Cristo Sandwich is an easy way to bring a little ‘bon appétit’ to breakfast.

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Ingredients


  • Eckrick Ham Off the Bone, sliced1/2 lb.
  • Large eggs2
  • Whole milk2 tbsp.
  • Vanilla extract1/2 tsp.
  • Thick white bread4 slice(s)
  • Swiss cheese4 slice(s)
  • Dijon mustard - optional2 tbsp.
  • Mayonnaise - optional2 tbsp.
  • Fruit preserves, optional2 tbsp.
  • Butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Maple syrup

Instructions


  1. BEAT together the eggs, milk, and vanilla in a medium bowl and set aside.

  2. ASSEMBLE 2 sandwiches with the Eckrich® ham, Swiss cheese, bread, mustard, mayo, and preserves.

  3. DIP the assembled sandwiches in the egg mixture to coat.

  4. COOK the sandwiches over medium-high heat in a large skillet with butter.

  5. REMOVE the sandwiches once golden brown and cheese has melted and dust with powdered sugar.

  6. SERVE with maple syrup.

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