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Lititz House Monte Cristo Breakfast Sandwiches

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Cooking Time:

40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 slices thin Italian bread
  • 6 slices ham or turkey
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 4-6 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  •   dry mustard
  •   salt
  •   pepper
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  •   Paprika
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup grated cheese (I use a blend of cheddar and parmesan)
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh basil (1/2 tsp dried if you don’t have fresh)

Directions

Layer sandwiches in a greased 9x13 pan.
Beat together the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper and pour over sandwiches.
Scatter a layer of cheese over top and sprinkle with paprika.
Can be made the night before-cover and refrigerate.
Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

When serving, cut in half or in triangles.  Serve with a basil cheese sauce drizzled over the sandwich triangles.

Basil cheese sauce
1 tsp butter
2 tsp flour
½ cup of milk
½ cup grated cheese (I use a blend of cheddar and parmesan)
1 tsp chopped fresh basil (1/2 tsp dried if you don’t have fresh)

Melt butter and stir in flour.  Slowly add milk.  Heat to boiling. After 1 minute remove from heat.  Stir in cheese and basil.