Lititz House Monte Cristo Breakfast SandwichesFrom THE LITITZ HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST
Cooking Time:40 minutes
- 12 slices thin Italian bread
- 6 slices ham or turkey
- 6 slices provolone cheese
- 4-6 eggs
- 1 ½ cups milk
- dry mustard
- ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
- 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)
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.