California Avocado Monte Cristo
Ingredients3/4 cup Garlic mayonnaise (aioli) 24 slices, firm white sandwich bread 3 lb. California Avocados, sliced 1 1/2 lb. Roasted chicken or turkey, sliced 3/4 lb. Pepper Jack cheese, sliced 16 Eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 1 tsp. salt As needed Unsalted butter 3 cups Fresh fruit salsa of choice 12 Fresh cilantro sprigs
- Spread 1/2 tablespoon garlic mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread.
- 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.
- Beat together egg, milk and salt; reserve.
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- 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.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados