Monte Cristo sandwich

What a great sandwich. You can make it savoury by adding Mayonnaise and mustard sauce or sweet by adding jam, it is just your choice and both are equally tasty.

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Traditionally the whole sandwich is dipped in the beaten egg and then pan fried or deep fried.

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Ingredients

  • 6 slices of toasted bread
  • 8 sliced cheese
  • 8 slices of ham or turkey
  • Strawberry jam
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil or butter

How to make it

Cut the crusts off the bread. Spread jam on the bread. Put one slice of cheese on it, then put 2 sliced ham and another slice of cheese. Spread jam on the bread and place on top of the cheese. Spread jam on the bread again and repeat the process.

Crack the eggs into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Beat the eggs.

Dip the sandwich thoroughly in the beaten eggs. Coat with the bread crumbs.

Heat the oil or melt the butter in a pan. Fry the sandwich on both sides and four corners.

That’s it our tasty sandwich is ready.

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Monte Cristo sandwich

Ingredients

6 slices of toasted bread

8 sliced cheese

8 slices of ham or turkey

Strawberry jam

4 eggs, beaten

Salt and pepper to taste

Bread crumbs

Vegetable oil or butter

 

How to make it

Cut the crusts off the bread. Spread jam on the bread. Put one slice of cheese on it, then put 2 sliced ham and another slice of cheese. Spread jam on the bread and place on top of the cheese. Spread jam on the bread again and repeat the process.

Crack the eggs into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Beat the eggs.

Dip the sandwich thoroughly in the beaten eggs. Coat with the bread crumbs. Heat the oil or melt the butter in a pan. Fry the sandwich on both sides and four corners.

Toasted bread omelette with herbs / cheese

These  are omelettes with toasted breads but in different way.

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Ingredients for omelette with herbs

1 large egg

1 slice of bread

2 tbs of olive oil

3 tbs of fresh herbs ( dill, tarragon and coriander)

A clove of small garlic

Salt- pepper to taste

1/2 tsp  turmeric

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Ingredients for omelette with cheddar cheese

1 large egg

1 slice of bread

30g Cheddar cheese, grated

Salt- pepper to taste

Olive oil

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Preparation of omelette with herbs

Pick leaves of dill, tarragon and coriander. Wash and roughly chop them. Place them in a bowl. Crack the egg and add it to the bowl. Add grated garlic. Season mixture with salt- pepper and turmeric. Gently beat egg and vegetables. Set aside. 

Put frying pan on the heat. let it to get hot. Add olive oil. Put slice of bread in the pan and fry each side of bread for few seconds. Set it aside.

Add again olive oil to the pan. Pour egg mixture and move the pan around to spread them out. Let it to cook for few seconds. Then, put toasted bread on the omelette. Use a spatula and press it on the omelette and let it to cook for few second.Remove the pan from the heat and serve it.

Preparation of omelette with cheddar cheese

Crack the egg in a bowl. Add grated cheddar cheese and season it with salt and pepper. Mix it very well. Put frying pan on the heat. let it to get hot. Add olive oil. Put slice of bread in the pan and fry each side of bread for few seconds. Set it aside.

Add again olive oil to the pan. Pour egg mixture and move the pan around to spread them out. Let it to cook for few seconds. Then, put toasted bread on the omelette. Use a spatula and press it on the omelette and let it to cook for few second.Remove the pan from the heat and serve it.

Enjoy.

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