Crunchy Ham and Cheese

Crunchy Ham and Cheese

Crushed potato chips put the crunch in this appetizing variation on ham and cheese. “Serve this layered sandwich with a bowl of soup, and you’ll have one of the best comfort-food meals of your life,” assures Karen Wolf of Niles, Illinois.

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 minutes.

YIELD: 2 servings


1 tablespoon butter, softened

4 slices white bread

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

4 slices process American cheese

2 slices deli ham (1 ounce each)

1/2 medium tomato, thinly sliced

2 eggs, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons 2% milk

1/8 teaspoon onion powder

1 cup crushed ridged potato chips


  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Spread mustard over the unbuttered side of two slices; layer each with one slice of cheese, ham, tomato, remaining cheese and remaining bread, buttered side up.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and onion powder. Place potato chips in another bowl. Dip each sandwich into egg mixture, then coat with potato chips.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet or griddle coated with cooking spray, toast sandwiches for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 476 calories, 26g fat (13g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 1404mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein

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