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Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur

(Ham and cheese sandwich)


Make the sandwich extra cheesy by combining grated Gruyere cheese and Parmesan cheese


  • Bechamel Sauce



Basically the recipe to cook Croque Monsieur is same with Croque Madame. The difference is there is no added fried egg on this recipe. Find the Croque Madame recipe for your comparison.

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In a saucepan melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium high heat.
Then whisk in the all purpose flour and cook for a minute or until turn to lightly golden.

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Whisk in milk and bring to a boil, and continue whisking. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

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Whisk in a pinch of salt, ground nutmeg and black pepper, also grated Gruyere cheese. Constantly whisk until the cheese completely melted and the sauce is smooth. Remove from the heat and set aside.

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Lay the slices of bread on a baking sheet.
Spread evenly 2 bread slices with Bechamel sauce and sprinkle with remaining grated cheese. Don't finish all the Bechamel sauce.
Spread the mustard evenly on remaining 2 bread slices and top with ham. And close the sandwiches.

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Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium low heat. Add the sandwiches and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until both sides turns into golden brown. Remove the sandwiches from heat and return to the baking sheet.

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Preheat the boiler over high heat.

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Spread evenly Bechamel sauce on top of each sandwich, and broil the sandwiches for 3 minutes or until the sauce is bubbling and browned evenly.

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Remove from the heat and transfer to plate and serve immediately.

Croque Madame
Kimchi Fried Rice
  • 20 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • 148 C (300 F)

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Adjust Servings:
4 slices White bread
3 ounces Deli ham
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons Unsalted butter
1/2 cup Gruyere cheese
Bechamel Sauce
1 tablespoon All purpose flour
2 tablespoons Unsalted butter
1/2 cup Gruyere cheese
1 cup Milk
1/4 teaspoon Salt
To taste Nutmeg
To taste Black pepper

Nutritional information

57 g
Total Carbohydrate
33 g
Total Fat
31 g
Croque Madame
Kimchi Fried Rice

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