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Ham and Cheese French Toast Sandwich

Contributed by: News Canada

(NC) - Great recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This sandwich provides 3 out of 4 food groups from Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Just add juice or a fruit or vegetable and you have a 'perfect' meal.


  • 2 tbsp. (25 mL) sweet mustard
  • 8 slices whole-grain bread
  • 4 slices ham
  • 1 cup ( 250 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) milk
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) salt
  • 2 tbsp. (25 mL) butter


Spread mustard over 4 slices of the bread. Top each with ham slice; sprinkle evenly with cheese. Press remaining bread over top.

In pie plate, wisk together eggs, milk and salt. Add 1 of the sandwiches; let soak for 1 minute. Using lifter or spatula, turn sandwich over; let soak for 1 minute. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook sandwiches for about 3 minutes per side or until golden and cheese is melted.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Nutritional Information: Per serving: About 428 cal., 22g pro, 23g total fat (12g sat. fat), 35g carb, 6g fibre, 172 mg chol, 1095 mg sodium, % RDI: 27% calcium, 19% iron, 20% vit A, 19% folate.

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