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Monte Cristo Roll-Ups on a plate with jam
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Monte Cristo Roll-Ups

A different take on a classic Monte Cristo Sandwich. You'll love this rolled up ham and cheese sandwich, pan-fried and served with raspberry jam.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fried, ham and cheese, sandwich
Servings: 6
Calories: 243kcal


  • 6 slices bread
  • 6 slices ham
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons oil canola or sunflower
  • strawberry or raspberry jam to serve


  • Trim the crusts off the bread and flatten them with a rolling pin.
  • To a slice of bread, add a slice of ham and a slice of cheese. Roll up and set seam side down. Repeat with all bread slices.
  • Mix together the eggs and milk.
  • Heat a frying pan over medium heat and add in the oil.
  • When the pan is hot, dip each roll in the batter and then carefully place in the pan. Cook each roll for a few minutes, turning over with tongs or cooking chopsticks, until cooked. this takes about 5 minutes or so.
  • You can keep them in the oven on the keep warm function until all of them are ready if you are making a big batch.
  • Serve warm, with a side of jam.


Notes – Use your favorite bread. Storebought sandwich loaves roll out quite flat.
Substitutions – Sub out the ham for turkey or chicken. Sub the cheese for any other.
Storage - Serve immediately.
Nutrition – Nutritional information is an estimate only, intended for informational purposes, and not to be used as medical or dietary advice. The estimate is based on a nutrition calculator and every recipe will vary slightly depending on the products you use in your home. This estimate is per serving, without the jam.


Calories: 243kcal