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Monte CARLO Sandwich Recipe

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This recipe for Monte CARLO Sandwich, by , is from The Palmer Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michael Palmer
Added: Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
18 slices bread
butter
6 slices ham
6 slices turkey or chicken
12 slices Swiss or Gruyere cheese
a little mustard and mayonnaise, if desired
3 eggs
1/3 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
For each sandwich use 3 slices of bread. Butter one side of bread first, then cover with a slice of ham and a slice of turkey or chicken. Butter both sides of the second slice of bread and spread with a little mustard or other dressing, if desired.
Place on top of turkey or ham slice and top with 2 thin slices of cheese. Butter third slice for top; press sandwich lightly and trim crusts. Cut into halves diagonally and secure with toothpicks.
Beat eggs with milk and salt. Dip sandwich halves into the egg mixture and fry on a hot skillet or griddle in butter or margarine. Brown on all sides, adding more butter when necessary. Remove toothpicks before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 sandwiches
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20-25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Not my recipe, but obviously a Palmer favorite

 

 

 

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