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Monte Cristo Turkey Breakfast Sandwich

Monte Cristo Turkey Breakfast Sandwich

The Monte Christo is the undisputed king of sweet/savory breakfast sandwiches. This take on the classic French recipe makes for a delightful morning with a sweet cranberry cream cheese spread. 

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servings Makes 4 servings 4
preparation time PREP 20 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • CRANBERRY SPREAD
  • ⅓ cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • BATTER
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup liquid eggs
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • SANDWICHES
  • 8 slices crusty bread
  • 1 cup liquid eggs, scrambled
  • 8 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon, cooked according to package directions
  • 8 slices JENNIE-O® sliced All Natural* Oven Browned Turkey Breast, from the service deli
  • powdered sugar, if desired

Directions

  1. To make cranberry spread, in small bowl, combine cranberry sauce, orange juice and cream cheese; set aside.
  2. To make batter, in medium bowl, whisk together milk, ½ cup liquid eggs, water and vanilla.
  3. In medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, sugar and baking powder. Make well in center. Add milk mixture; mix to smooth batter.
  4. To make sandwiches, heat flat griddle. Dip each bread slice in batter. Cook on griddle 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden.
  5. Spread half the bread slices with cranberry mixture. Top with scrambled eggs, bacon and turkey. Top with remaining battered bread slices. Cook in heated Panini press or two-sided grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Cut sandwich in half. Secure with toothpicks. Arrange on plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories410

Protein28g

Carbohydrates57g

Fiber6g

Sugars16g

Fat9g

Cholesterol50mg

Sodium940mg

Saturated Fat2.5g

MADE WITH

All Natural* Oven Browned Turkey Breast

All Natural* Oven Browned Turkey Breast

Turkey Bacon

Turkey Bacon

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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