- 2 Eggs
- 1 pinches of salt and pepper
- 4 slices sturdy white bread
- 2 tbsp yellow mustard
- 2 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1/2 pound thick sliced baked ham
- 1/2 ounces weight shredded gruyere cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons of butter
A Monte Cristo is a fried ham and cheese sandwich, very popular among Canadians and Americans. In the 1930s–1960s, American cookbooks had recipes for this sandwich under such names as “French Sandwich”, “Toasted Ham Sandwich”, and “French Toasted Cheese Sandwich”. Swiss cheese is essentially the key element in this and has to be used. The Monte Cristo is also a very famous play that is for the most part worth checking out. Much like this sandwich here which has the same emotional and savory sensations as you’d expect from the play.
How to Make Monte Cristo Sandwich
Most food historians generally believe that the Monte Cristo sandwich is a variation of a French dish called Croque Monsieur which it is not as a matter of fact it is an entirely separate design in itself. This original grilled cheese sandwichconsists of Gruyere cheese and lean ham between two slices of crustless bread.