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Italian Monte Cristo Sandwich

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  1. On 4 of the slices of bread, place 1 cheese slice and 2 tomato slices.
  2. Top with remaining bread slices.
  3. On a sheet of wax paper/parchment paper combine together cornmeal, Parmesan cheese, and basil.
  4. In a shallow bowl, combine the eggs and the milk, mix well.
  5. In a large nonstick griddle or skillet melt 1 Tbs of butter over medium - medium high heat.
  6. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, then coat with the cornmeal mixture. Do this 2 sandwiches at a time.
  7. Place 2 sandwiches on the griddle/skillet and cook for 3 min on each side or until golden.
  8. Repeat with last 2 sandwiches.
  9. Cut sandwiches in half; serve warm with marinara sauce for dipping.

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