Grilled Monte Christo WaffleWich

 

Grilled Monte Christo WaffleWich

 

The Monte Christo sandwich is considered a variation of the French 'Croque Monsiur' first served in Paris bistros in the early 1900’s.  It was found on many diner menus after being introduced at Disneyland in 1966, at their Blue Bayou restaurant.  A cross between french toast and a grilled cheese sandwich, it is a simple and delicious sandwich when made with our sweet, crunchy Liege Butter Waffles!  The eggs, heavy cream, and labor of mixing and dipping into an eggy mixture are no longer needed.  Our Liege waffles already bring the sweet richness that Challah or Brioche bread without the time, labor and mess that dipping into a mixture of eggs and heavy cream does…and tastes great!  Quick, easy and delicious!

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

2 Mountain Waffle Co. Large Liege Butter Waffles

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

4 slices of turkey, Swiss cheese and ham

1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard

4 teaspoons raspberry preserves (optional)

 

PREPARATION:

 

On one waffle, layer 2 slices of Swiss Cheese; spread half of the Dijon mustard on the cheese and then layer 2 slices of ham and then two slices of turkey. Repeat these layers and top with the optional preserves.  Place the second waffle on top.  Heat a large skillet on medium-low heat, melt the half of the butter and place the sandwich in the skillet.  Turn over when one side begins to caramelize, add the rest of the butter and caramelize that side.  Plate and slice.  We have left out the powdered sugar often sprinkled over the Monte Christo, as the pearl sugar in the waffle more than satisfy. Enjoy!