Monte Cristo

Chef Kari Rich
Meet the Chef!
Chef Kari Rich
Chef Rich has a passion for preparing local, organic, and sustainable food from scratch. She also has a passion for classic cars, old school hip hop and being a mama to her beautiful baby girl. Kari’s recipe for Hawaiian poke earned her the 1st place prize in the “Traditional” category of the first ever I Love Poke Festival in 2010. Visit Kari’s website:
Recipe Details

1/2 cup Mayonnaise (Best Foods recommended)

4 slices Gouda Cheese

4 slices Turkey

2 tablespoons Fruit Preserves (raspberry or apricot)

2 eggs beaten

1/4 cup whole milk

6 slices KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Sliced Bread

Step 1
Lay out 6 slices of bread. On 2 of them, spread fruit preserves and set aside. Spread mayo on the remaining 4 slices. Place 2 pieces of cheese on 2 sliced bread and 2 pieces of turkey on the remaining sliced bread.
Step 2
Assemble two sandwiches as follows: bread, cheese, bread, preserves, turkey, bread.
Step 3
Cut the crusts off and pinch and seal the ends.
Step 4
Combine the eggs and milk in a shallow bowl. Dip sandwich into batter and place inside a hot Panini maker, waffle maker or in a med-high skillet.
Step 5
Turn every 2 minutes until golden brown and hot inside. Let cool slightly before slicing and eating. To garnish, sprinkle powdered sugar on top.

Chef Kari Rich says:

My personal preference is to use only turkey in my Monte Cristo. However, if you want to do it the traditional way, you can also add ham!

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Soft and irresistible, with just a touch of sweetness to make your next sandwich or breakfast bread special.