Rumored to have first been served in Los Angeles in the 1950s, the Monte Cristo sandwich is still a staple on the lunch menu at Disneyland’s Blue Bayou restaurant. There are many ways to make this sandwich, including deep-frying it, but here we’ve presented a basic method for pan-frying that’s much simpler. Don’t forget the red currant jelly—it’s not optional! Its sweet tang cuts through the salty, gooey richness of the French toast and filling.
This recipe was featured as part of our Most Delicious Sandwiches recipe slideshow.