California Avocado Monte Cristo

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Serves: 12
3/4  cup  Garlic mayonnaise (aioli)
24    slices, firm white sandwich bread
lb.  California Avocados, sliced
1 1/2  lb.  Roasted chicken or turkey, sliced
3/4  lb.  Pepper Jack cheese, sliced
16    Eggs, beaten
cup  milk
tsp.  salt
  As needed  Unsalted butter
cups  Fresh fruit salsa of choice
12    Fresh cilantro sprigs

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  2. Spread 1/2 tablespoon garlic mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread.
  3. Cover 12 slices of bread with avocado slices; top each with 2 slices of chicken or turkey and 1 slice cheese. Cover each with a remaining slice of bread, spread-side down; diagonally cut each in half. Reserve.
  4. Beat together egg, milk and salt; reserve.
  6. Dip 2 halves of a sandwich in egg mixture, coating well. Brown in hot butter, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with 1/4 cup fresh fruit salsa. Garnish with a cilantro sprig.


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