Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 415.6
  • Total Fat: 18.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.6 mg
  • Sodium: 875.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

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Introduction

Croque Monsieur literally means "Mister Crispy." What is not to like! A great "knife and fork" sandwich. Very tasty and filling. A French staple. Croque Monsieur literally means "Mister Crispy." What is not to like! A great "knife and fork" sandwich. Very tasty and filling. A French staple.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Sauce
    1/2 T butter or margarine
    1/2 T flour
    1/4 c milk
    1 bay leaf (remove before serving)
    1/2 oz shredded swiss cheese
    1 T grated parmesan cheese
    salt and pepper

    Sandwich
    2 slices firm bread (french, sour dough, etc
    2 oz thin slices ham
    1/2 oz swiss cheese (1 oz in all with the shredded chesses above.)

Directions

Make sauce by melting butter and stirring in flour. Whisk in milk until smooth. Add bay leaf and cook, stirring until sauce thickens. Stir in cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

Make sandwiches with ham between cheese (divide up slice or use shredded). Spray pan with non-stick spray and also the outside of the sandwich and grill until browned on both sides. Put sandwich in a shallow baking dish and top each with the white sauce. Broil until sauce is golden brown and cheese is melted through. Cut and serve.

Serving Size: One sandwich per serving

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