Monte Cristo English Muffin Brunch Casserole
- SERVES: 10–12
- PREP: 20 minutes
- TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 35 minutes
An easy, savory-sweet brunch you’ll make on repeat.
What happens when you transform a deep-fried French toast sandwich into a casserole? You’re about to find out. A Monte Cristo is traditionally made with ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese sandwiched in between two slices of French toast that’s either deep-fried or pan-fried and topped with powdered sugar and jam or maple syrup. It’s delightfully decadent…and will put you in a food coma. We kinda lightened it up by not deep-frying it, but still kept all the eggy, carby, cheesy goodness in casserole form, using toasted English muffin pieces as the bread. Make it for your next brunch, breakfast-for-dinner, or just-because meal.
plain English muffins
cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted
cups whole milk
tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 ¼
teaspoons kosher salt
teaspoon black pepper
cups shredded Swiss cheese
ounces thinly sliced deli oven-roasted turkey, cut into 1-inch pieces
ounces thinly sliced deli ham, cut into 1-inch pieces
tablespoons sliced chives, plus more for garnish
tablespoons powdered sugar
cup raspberry jam, warmed
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