Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur requires around 13 minutes from start to finish. For $1.94 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This main course has 546 calories, 29g of protein, and 33g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. 15 people were impressed by this recipe. This recipe from Add A Pinch requires butter, whole grain dijon mustard, white sandwich bread, and nutmeg. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 57%. Similar recipes include Croque Monsieur, Croque Monsieur, and Croque-Monsieur.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 5 minutes

Cooking duration: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon melted butter

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon of ground black pepper

1 cup grated Gruyère cheese + ½ cup for topping

6-8 ounces sliced ham

pinch nutmeg

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

½ teaspoon salt

8 slices thick-cut sturdy white sandwich bread

1 tablespoon whole grain Dijon mustard

1½ cups whole milk

Equipment:

sauce pan

whisk

oven

frying pan

stove

Cooking instruction summary:

Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and continue to whisk for 1 minute, slowly whisk in milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Continue to whisk constantly as the sauce simmers and thickens, about 2 - 4 minutes.Preheat oven to 450 F.Assemble sandwiches by spreading a thin layer of whole grain mustard and the sauce on piece of sandwich bread, top with a few ham slices, some Gruyere and Parmesan cheese and another slice of bread. Repeat until all sandwiches are assembled. Brush sandwiches with melted butter.Place large skillet over medium heat. Place assembled sandwiches into the skillet and toast each side until lightly brown, about 2 minutes each.Remove the skillet from the stove, spoon more sauce and cheese over top of the toasted sandwiches. Place in the oven until the cheese melts and begins to turn lightly brown, about 2-4 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

 

Step by step:


1. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat.

2. Whisk in flour and continue to whisk for 1 minute, slowly whisk in milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Continue to whisk constantly as the sauce simmers and thickens, about 2 - 4 minutes.Preheat oven to 450 F.Assemble sandwiches by spreading a thin layer of whole grain mustard and the sauce on piece of sandwich bread, top with a few ham slices, some Gruyere and Parmesan cheese and another slice of bread. Repeat until all sandwiches are assembled.

3. Brush sandwiches with melted butter.

4. Place large skillet over medium heat.

5. Place assembled sandwiches into the skillet and toast each side until lightly brown, about 2 minutes each.

6. Remove the skillet from the stove, spoon more sauce and cheese over top of the toasted sandwiches.

7. Place in the oven until the cheese melts and begins to turn lightly brown, about 2-4 minutes.

8. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.


Nutrition Information:

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545k Calories
29g Protein
32g Total Fat
32g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
545k
27%

Fat
32g
50%

  Saturated Fat
17g
108%

Carbohydrates
32g
11%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
98mg
33%

Sodium
1409mg
61%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
29g
59%

Calcium
651mg
65%

Phosphorus
473mg
47%

Selenium
32µg
47%

Vitamin B1
0.63mg
42%

Vitamin B2
0.51mg
30%

Vitamin B3
4mg
23%

Zinc
3mg
22%

Vitamin B12
1µg
22%

Manganese
0.39mg
20%

Folate
72µg
18%

Vitamin A
777IU
16%

Iron
2mg
14%

Vitamin B6
0.28mg
14%

Vitamin D
1µg
12%

Magnesium
48mg
12%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Potassium
348mg
10%

Copper
0.15mg
7%

Fiber
1g
7%

Vitamin E
0.7mg
5%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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