• 4servings
  • 15minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB2, B3, B9, B12, H, D
MineralsFluorine, Chromium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Cobalt

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 1/2-inch-thick slices sourdough or country-style French bread (each about 5 x 3 inches)

  2. 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  3. 6 ounces Manchego cheese,* thinly sliced

  4. 2 ounces thinly sliced Serrano ham or prosciutto

  5. 4 tablespoons membrillo (quince paste) or quince preserves

  6. 4 large eggs

  7. 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Arrange 4 bread slices on work surface. Spread each with 1/2 tablespoon mustard. Top each with 1/4 of cheese, then 1/4 of ham, folding to fit. Spread 1 tablespoon quince paste on each of remaining 4 bread slices; place bread, paste side down, atop ham.

  2. Beat eggs in pie dish until well blended. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in each of 2 large skillets over medium-low heat. Working with 1 sandwich at a time, hold sandwiches tightly closed and dip into beaten eggs to coat on all sides. Place 2 sandwiches in each skillet. Cover and cook until bottoms are golden, about 4 minutes. Turn sandwiches over. Cover and cook until bottoms are golden, cheese is melted, and egg coating is cooked through, about 4 minutes longer.

  3. A Spanish cheese made from sheeps milk; sold at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.


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