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Monte Cristo

[mon-tee kris-toh] /ˈmɒn ti ˈkrɪs toʊ/
noun
1.
a sandwich containing slices of ham, chicken, and Swiss cheese, dipped in beaten egg and fried until brown.
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a sandwich of ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese between batter-dipped grilled or fried bread and served with jelly, mustard sauce, syrup, or powdered sugar; also written Monte Cristo sandwich

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They made the Monte Cristo with apple butter and served it with maple syrup.

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