Croque monsieur

Description

A delicious hot sandwich. Serve with French green salad for a light meal.

Ingredients

2 sli ham (cooked ham, thick slices)
4 sli bread (crust removed)
2 oz cheese (Gruyere cheese, 2 slices or 1/2 cup grated)
2 T butter

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 Fry sandwich in butter for 3-5 minutes each side, until golden and crisp on both sides.
  3. While first sandwich is cooking, make a second sandwich. Once the first one is cooked, add more butter to the pan and fry the second.

Notes

Grated cheese melts faster. Substitute 1 cheese slice with 1/4 cup grated cheese.

Sprinkle grated cheese on top of the sandwich just before serving.

Nutrition facts

Serving size: 1/2 of a recipe (3.2 ounces, 120 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

313.13

Calories From Fat (61%)

189.98

% Daily Value

Total Fat 21.58g

33%

Saturated Fat 12.97g

65%

Cholesterol 70.54mg

24%

Sodium 555.38mg

23%

Potassium 129.24mg

4%

Total Carbohydrates 13.68g

5%

Fiber 0.58g

2%

Sugar 1.42g

 

Protein 15.93g

32%

Yield
2 servings
Total time
15 minutes