Croque madame

Description

Top a croque monsieur with a fried egg and a some béchamel sauce to make a croque madame.

Ingredients

2 sli
ham (cooked ham, thick slices)
4 sli
white bread (crust removed)
2 oz
Gruyere cheese (2 slices or 1/2 cup grated)
3 T
butter
2 t
flour (all purpose)
1 c
milk (warmed)
1 pn
pepper
1 pn
salt
2  
eggs

Instructions

  1. Take a slice of bread and butter lightly one side. Place ham slice on the buttered side and cheese slice on top of ham. Finish with a second buttered bread slice, butter side down, to make a sandwich. Press firmly to help hold the sandwich together.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter and stir in flour. Cook 1-2 minutes. Add warm whisk thick and creamy. Simmer for 2-3 minutes then add 2 tablespoons grated cheese and season with pepper. Keep warm, but do not boil.
  3. Fry sandwiches in butter until golden and crisp on both sides. Leave them rest on kitchen paper to soak excess fat.
  4. Fry eggs in a second pan.
  5. Place a fried egg on top of each cooked sandwich. Pour cheese sauce over each of them and serve hot.

Notes

Use a full fat cheese of your choice.

Serving size: 1/2 of a recipe (10.5 ounces, 310 grams).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

607.95

Calories From Fat (61%)

371.32

% Daily Value

Total Fat 42.04g

65%

Saturated Fat 24.57g

123%

Cholesterol 307.76mg

103%

Sodium 722.45mg

30%

Potassium 402.55mg

12%

Total Carbohydrates 23.5g

8%

Fiber 0.75g

3%

Sugar 8.32g

 

Protein 33.5g

67%