Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

5 from 2 reviews

This Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe delivers on the gooey, savory perfection of grilled cheese and the sweetness of French Toast. Ready in 10 minutes from start to finish!



  • 2 large eggs
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 4 slices whole grain bread (thickness of regular sliced bread)
  • 2 tablespoons creamy dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 6 slices turkey (or ham)
  • 4 slices Gouda or Gruyere cheese
  • additional salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Maple syrup (for topping)


  1. Whisk eggs in a shallow dish big enough to fit the bread. Season with a little salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Assemble sandwiches: evenly spread mustard, mayonnaise, turkey and cheese and close each sandwich.
  3. In a pan over medium high heat, add butter and extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Dip each sandwich in the egg mixture and add to the pan. Cook on each side for 2-3 minutes, or until sandwiches are golden brown and cheese has melted.
  5. Transfer to a plate, season with salt and pepper and serve topped with maple syrup or honey.


This Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe is:
High in calcium
High in vitamin B6

Keywords: recipe, main, lunch, snack

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