• 3 Ratings

Opposites attract in this breakfast casserole twist on the classic diner sandwich: Monte Cristo. A dusting of powdered sugar is a sweet complement to the salty ham and cheese.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Grease a 3-quart baking dish. In a large bowl whisk together milk, eggs, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.

  • Spread half the bread slices with mustard, then top with ham and half of the cheese. Spread remaining bread slices with butter then place buttered sides down on cheese. Cut each sandwich diagonally into four triangles. Arrange points up in prepared baking dish. Pour egg mixture over sandwiches. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover; chill overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover dish. Bake 35 minutes or until golden and egg mixture is set. Remove. Let cool 10 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.


To dry bread, preheat oven to 325°F. Arrange slices on baking sheet, overlapping as necessary. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until dry; cool.

Nutrition Facts

319 calories; 17 g total fat; 9 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 170 mg cholesterol; 804 mg sodium. 230 mg potassium; 23 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 17 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 589 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 93 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 260 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;


3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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  • 2 star values: 1
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