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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Low Carb Recipe

Delicious sandwiches on Atkins white or rye bread. Smoked ham, Swiss cheese and roasted turkey breast dipped in a batter of eggs and cream.

Monte Cristo Sandwiches


4 tablespoons butter, softened
8 slices Atkins white or rye bread
4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
8 ounces smoked ham slices
8 ounces Swiss cheese slices
8 ounces roasted turkey breast slices
4 eggs
1/3 cup cream plus
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions

Spread 4 slices of bread with mustard. Divide ham, cheese, and turkey slices over bread. Top with remaining bread slices and press down to flatten slightly.

Mix eggs, cream mixture and salt in a shallow bowl. Melt butter on a griddle or in 2 skillets over medium heat. Dip each sandwich into batter, coating well.

Cook sandwiches 3 to 4 minutes per side until golden brown. Press down lightly with a spatula once or twice during cooking time to melt the cheese.

Nutrition Information

This recipe yields 4 servings. 433 Calories; 37g Fat; 22g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 287mg Cholesterol; 657mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 3 Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates