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Monte cristo sandwich

🍳 20 min

🔥 647 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova


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Monte cristo sandwich

50 g


54 g


26 g



If you are a regular sandwich eater, you know how important it is for your snack to have a savory crust. Our Monte Cristo sandwich by a renewed recipe will meet all your gourmet expectations. It's perfect for regular meals and even for special occasions. Besides, it's super nourishing as it contains 40 g of protein and 48 g of carbs per one portion size. To make the sandwich most immaculately, use the following tips:

  • Use an excellent nonstick skillet for cooking these sandwiches, although a cast iron pan would give some good color to the sandwiches.
  • If you want to dip your sandwich, a small ramekin or cup for the jam will be super helpful.
  • It is easy to adjust the dish to suit a person's liking. You can use any deli meat and cheese as well.
  • The mixture of eggs and milk can be seasoned with salt, pepper, or herbs. In case you're a sweet tooth, add some vanilla sugar or cinnamon.

Essential ingredients

  • Buckwheat (or corn/rice) bread

    80 g (2 pieces)

  • Mayonnaise

    7 g (½ tbsp)

  • Mustard

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Ham

    50 g (2 slices)

  • Turkey ham

    50 g (2 slices)

  • Swiss cheese

    50 g (½ cup)

  • Egg white

    55 g (1 pieces)

  • Milk 2%

    50 g (⅕ cup)

Ingredients to taste

Mint, Jam

How to make

  • 1

    Spread low-fat mayonnaise on one side of one bread slice.

  • 2

    Then spread mustard on one side of the remaining bread slice and top with alternate slices of turkey, ham, and Swiss cheese.

  • 3

    Cover the sandwich with the remaining slice of bread, mayonnaise side down.

  • 4

    Beat egg and milk in a bowl until well whisked.

  • 5

    Sprinkle oil in a small skillet over medium heat.

  • 6

    Dip the sandwich into the whisked mixture to coat on both sides.

  • 7

    Place the sandwich in the hot skillet. Cook until golden brown on both sides or until the cheese is melted. Serve hot, adding a mint leaf if desired.

Weight Loss Tips

  • Choose sourdough, Ezekiel bread, or low-calorie wraps instead of toast bread made of white flour. In most cases, these options are lower in calories and often contain more minerals, vitamins, and macronutrients than highly-processed types of bread.

  • Buy a pack of egg whites, so you can swap a part of your whole eggs in an omelet or scrambled eggs with a less calorie-dense substance and richer in protein.

  • To remove excess fat from a dish, take an ice cube and wrap it in a napkin. Run it over the product to absorb the grease.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method


  • Recipe category

    Breakfast, Lunch

  • Recipe cuisine


  • Tools

    Skillet, Bowl, Whisk

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