Make your own... Croque Monsieur

Technically a grilled ham and cheese sandwich, a Croque Monsieur is a must to have in ones repertoire - morning, noon or night. Originally served in 1910 as a fast food snack on the Boulevard des Capucines, it still remains as popular today.

Although I am sure my recipe for this classic snack is not original, it is one that I will never change. Somehow the mixture of cream, Gruyere cheese and Dijon mustard once melted transforms into a cheesy, sharp yet creamy sauce.

Pull this recipe out for a carefree yet delicious brunch, a fantastic midnight snack, or as a last result when the dinner you were planning is burnt to a crisp and your dinner companions just arrived at the door. Somehow a Croque Monsieur solves every problem.

4 slices crunch white bread
4-8 slices good quality smoked ham
8 tablespoons Gruyere cheese, grated
4-6 tablespoons cream
2 tablespoons mustard

Mix the grated cheese, cream and mustard together to form a thick paste.

Toast one side of your slices of bread. Spread a thin layer of butter and one or two slices of ham on the untoasted side. Spread with the cheesy mixture and grill until golden and bubbly.

Serves 2 (as a snack)
To turn a Croque Monsieur into a Croque Madame simple add a fried egg on top!

Bon Appetite


Sam said...

It doesn't get much better than this, looks absolutely delicious!

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That sounds decadently amazing. I'm going to match that with to a Bloody Mary soon. Drool.

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I went to an event recently where they served croque monsieur, and I have to say that it was a huge hit! It was very delicious, with the ideal balance of crunchy bread, savory ham, gooey cheese, and béchamel sauce. It would definitely be a hit at event ideas for college students, in my opinion. Indeed, adding this French staple to a meal-themed event would make it even more memorable and leave everyone wanting more. Just one of many suggestions for a gathering where college students may savor delectable and unique nibbles!

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