A quick and easy sandwich with ham, turkey and swiss slices, dipped in an egg/milk mixture and fried to a golden brown. A hot alternative to the usual lunch or snack. Try it with berry jam on the side.
Croque monsieur may be baked or fried so that the cheese topping melts and forms a crust. When dipped in egg batter and fried in butter, it is called a Monte Cristo sandwich.
Monte Cristo sandwiches are of American origin. Some sources credit the sandwich’s invention to the Monte Cristo Hotel in Everett, Washington, in its second building erected in 1925 . The hotel itself was named after the Monte Cristo mining region in the Cascades Mountains.
Eleat Nutrition Monte Cristo Sandwich: 442 calories , 12 grams fat, 20 grams protein, and 460 mg sodium.
Different Types of Sandwiches Open or Open-Faced. Plain. Pinwheel. Closed Tea. Ribbon. Mosaic or Checkerboard.
Bacon – with no condiments or salad – was chosen by nearly a quarter of adults as the best sandwich filling. Top 30 of 2018: Cheese . Ham and cheese . Ham salad . Sausage. Cheese and onion. Egg mayonnaise . Tuna mayonnaise. Chicken salad .
“A croque – monsieur (French pronunciation : [kʁɔk məsˈjøː]) is a grilled ham and cheese sandwich. It originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack.
A fried or grilled sandwich with cheese and ham or turkey, typically dipped in egg before being cooked. ‘My friend the Monte Cristo connoisseur reckons the Homestead’s triple-decker sandwich of fresh turkey, ham and Swiss cheese is the second best he’s had. ‘ ‘They have the most heavenly Monte Cristo sandwich.
With a few exceptions, such as hamburgers and hot dogs, sandwiches are cut before serving . Cutting serves two purposes: It makes the sandwich easier to handle and eat, and it makes possible a more attractive presentation.
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