California Monte Cristo
3/4 Cup garlic mayonnaise (aioli)
24 Slices firm white sandwich bread
6 California Avocados (3 pounds)
48 one-ounce slices sliced roasted chicken
or turkey (3 pounds)
24 one-ounce slices sliced Jalapeno Jack
16 eggs -- beaten
1 Cup milk
1 Teaspoon salt
Unsalted butter -- as needed
3 Cups fresh fruit salsa of choice
12 fresh cilantro sprigs
Spread 1/2 tablespoon garlic mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread.
Cover 12 slices of bread with avocado slices. Top each with 2 slices of chicken
or turkey and 1 slice cheese.
Cover each with remaining slice of bread, spread-side down, diagonally cut each
Reserve. Beat together egg, milk, and salt; reserve.
Dip 2 halves of a sandwich in egg mixture, coating well. Brown in hot butter,
about 2 minutes per side.
Serve with 1/4 cup fresh fruit salsa.
Garnish with a cilantro sprig.
100 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (60% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 2g
Carbohydrate; 252mg Cholesterol; 262mg Sodium