French Bistro Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

French Bistro Monte Cristo Sandwich

Experience all the mouthwatering delights of a gourmet French bistro in your own kitchen by pairing Monte Cristo Sandwich with the Fresh Express® French Bistro Chopped Salad Kit®.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 (10.2-ounce) packages Fresh Express® French Bistro Chopped Kits®
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 4 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 slices smoked ham
  • 8 ounces grated Gruyere cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Powdered sugar and maple syrup, optional


  • Spread mayonnaise on one side of four slices of bread. Spread mustard on one side of the remaining bread slices.
  • Top the mustard with two slices of ham and 1/3 cup shredded cheese. Place the remaining bread slice, mayonnaise-side down, on top.
  • Beat egg and milk in a shallow bowl until well combined. Melt one tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Carefully dip each sandwich into egg mixture to coat on both sides. Cook sandwich in the buttered skillet for 2 to 3 minutes a side or until golden brown. Repeat with each sandwich. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
  • Place the greens from the Fresh Express® French Bistro Chopped Kits® into a large bowl; toss with the salad dressings. Add the toppings; toss to combine.
  • Serve the sandwich with the salad on the side.


Note: You can also use Swiss cheese.
Made with
French Bistro Bag

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