Monte Cristo Casserole
Posted by Rini
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
2 packages (12.5 ounces each) frozen French toast slices, thawed
8 ounces deli baked ham, diced
8 ounces deli roast turkey, diced
4 ounces Swiss cheese, grated (1 cup)
1/4 cup fresh parsley, snipped
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1/2 cup strawberry ice cream topping
1. Preheat oven to 375F. Heat milk in small microwave-cooker on HIGH 3 minutes
or until hot. Whisk eggs in a bowl; add hot milk to eggs, whisking until
blended. Cut French toast into 3/4-inch cubes; place in large colander bowl.
Pour egg mixture over French toast cubes; toss gently; set aside.
2. Dice ham and turkey. Grate cheese. Snip parsley. Combine ham, turkey, cheese
and parsley in a bowl; mix. Layer half of the French toast cubes in bottom of a
rectangular baker. Top with half of the meat and cheese mixture. Repeat.
3. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and set in center. Remove to cooling
rack; cool 10 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
4. Slice strawberries. Combine strawberries with strawberry topping in small
colander bowl. Cut casserole into squares; serve. Top each serving with
Yield: 12 servings or 24 sample servings
Nutrients per serving: Calories 280, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 4 g,
Cholesterol 165 mg, Carbohydrate 33 g, Protein 18 g, Sodium 900 mg, Fiber 2 g