Monte Cristo Waffle Grilled Cheese Bake
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
YIELD: 6 Servings
PREP TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes
8 square frozen waffles, toasted
1/2 cup raspberry preserves
1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese (1 oz)
3 oz lean cooked ham, coarsely chopped
3 oz lean cooked turkey or chicken, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1-1/2 cups milk
Powdered sugar, if desired
MONTE CRISTO WAFFLE GRILLED CHEESE BAKE
- Heat oven to 350°F. Spray PYREX® EASY GRAB® 2-QT OBLONG BAKING DISH lightly with cooking spray.
- Spread 4 of the toasted waffles with 1/4 cup of the preserves. Place waffles, preserves side up, in baking dish. Top with Swiss cheese, ham and turkey.
- In medium bowl, beat eggs and ricotta cheese with fork until blended. Stir in milk. Pour into baking dish. Spread remaining 4 waffles with remaining 1/4 cup preserves. Place waffles, preserves side down, on mixture in baking dish.
- Bake uncovered 45 minutes or until center is set. (If top browns too quickly, cover loosely with foil.) Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.