Monte Cristo

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Who doesn’t love French toast? And when you turn it into a delicious, spinach-packed sandwich, it’s a real treat for everyone. Try it for your next brunch. (Note: Recipe can be doubled.)


  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 10-ounce bag organic baby spinach


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the spinach, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook for about 1 minute, using tongs to turn the spinach until it wilts. Transfer the spinach to a plate. Carefully wipe out the skillet for later in the recipe.
  2. Lay 2 slices