Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo

This ham and cheese toastie named after the famous French novel is finished with honey, for a sweet and savoury twist.
  • Cooking:
  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Lightly beat the eggs with a pinch of salt and set aside 
  2. Step 2

    Spread two slices of the bread with mayonnaise, and two with Dijon mustard. Divide the ham and cheese between the sandwiches and close them, pressing gently
  3. Step 3

    Melt the butter in a frying pan
  4. Step 4

    Dip each sandwich into the beaten egg, then add to the frying pan (one at a time, unless your frying pan is large enough to accommodate both) and cook for a minute or two, until crisp and golden
  5. Step 5

    Turn the sandwich(es) over using a spatula, and cook until golden on the other side
  6. Step 6

    Once cooked, transfer the sandwiches to a plate and drizzle with a little honey to serve