Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur

Magalie
The famous french grill sandwich, Croque Monsieur is an easy lunch to prepare.
This is definitely to go in the comfort food category. It gives you a warm a cozy feeling.
You can have it on the go or accompany by a salad.
I give here an authentic french recipe, with the bechamel sauce, some prefer it without depending on the region. You can follow the bechamel recipe linked here.
Bon appétit!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 1
Calories 386 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 slices of soft bread
  • 1 slice of ham
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 1 cup bechamel sauce follow the bechamel recepie
  • 30 g All-purpose flour
  • 30 g butter
  • 50 cl milk
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1 pinch grated nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients. If you prepare the béchamel from scratch start by that following the recipe. Then preheat the oven at 410°F Gas, Mark 6 (210°C).
  • Slice the bread
  • Spread some béchamel out on the top of the two slices of bread.
  • Add some grated cheese on top of the béchamel on both slices.
  • Add the ham to one of the slices, it will be the bottom one.
  • Put the to slice on top of the ham, with the béchamel and grated cheese up.
  • Bake it in the oven at 410°F Gas, Mark 6 (210°C) for about 10-15 min until grilled. The cheese should have melted and got a golden color but the bread should not be too brown. Et voilà!
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Nutrition

Calories: 386kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 20gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 443mgPotassium: 194mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 697IUCalcium: 503mgIron: 2mg
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