Triple Decker Turkey Monte Cristo

Culinary Setting
Cooked Turkey


Toast for Monte Cristo

60 slices homemade-style white bread, sliced 1/4-inch thick

26 large whole eggs

2-1/2 c whole milk

2 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated

15 oz Dijon mustard

5 lbs cooked turkey breast, thinly sliced

3-3/4 lbs Swiss cheese, sliced

10 oz mayonnaise

40 pieces leaf lettuce, washed and dried

22 tomatoes, sliced



For French toast: Blend eggs, milk, sugar, and nutmeg thoroughly. Dip each slice of bread briefly in egg mixture and cook on a 350 degree F. buttered grill for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Transfer to a rack to await service. Hold warm until ready to use.

For each sandwich: Spread 2 slices of French toast with Dijon mustard. Top each toast slice with 2 ounces of turkey and 1-1/2 ounces cheese. Broil all to melt cheese.

Top each broiled section with 1 piece of lettuce and 3 slices of tomato and stack on top of each other.

Spread the third slice of toast with mayonnaise. Finish with third toast slice, mayonnaise side down. Place a frilled toothpick in 2 opposite corners and slice sandwich in half diagonally to serve.


Nutrition Facts

990 Total Calories

480 Calories from Fat

54 g Total Fat

83 % Daily Total Fat

23 g Saturated Fat

115 % Daily Saturated Fat

475 g Cholesterol

158 % Daily Cholesterol

1362 mg Sodium

58 % Daily Sodium

53 g Total Carbohydrates

18 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

8 % Daily Dietary Fiber

8 g Sugars

74 g Protein

60 % Daily Protein

10 % Daily Vitamin C

90 % Daily Calcium

35 % Daily Iron