Croque Monsieur Sandwich

Croque Monsieur Sandwich
Croque Monsieur Sandwich
Croque Monsieur Sandwich
Yields1 Serving
 12 slices egg bread (challah or brioche is best)
 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter
 6 thick slices Ontario Black Forest ham (or 12 thin slices)
 12 thin pickle slices (optional)
 2 tbsp (25 mL) grainy mustard
 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Gruyere cheese, grated
1

Heat broiler on high.

2

Butter one side of each piece of egg bread. Top 6 slices of the bread with ham on the unbuttered side. Top each with dill pickle slices (if using). Spread mustard on unbuttered side of the remaining 6 slices and top to make 6 sandwiches (buttered sides out).

3

Arrange sandwiches on a baking tray. Place under the broiler until golden, about 3 minutes. Flip sandwiches and divide grated cheese over each sandwich. Broil until the cheese is golden and bubbly, about 2 minutes.

4
5

Serve immediately with a green salad.

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Tip: To make a “Croque Madame” top sandwich with a fried egg (keep it sunny side up, so the yolk acts as a sauce once broken)

Source: www.ontariomeatproducts.ca

Ingredients

 12 slices egg bread (challah or brioche is best)
 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter
 6 thick slices Ontario Black Forest ham (or 12 thin slices)
 12 thin pickle slices (optional)
 2 tbsp (25 mL) grainy mustard
 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Gruyere cheese, grated

Directions

1

Heat broiler on high.

2

Butter one side of each piece of egg bread. Top 6 slices of the bread with ham on the unbuttered side. Top each with dill pickle slices (if using). Spread mustard on unbuttered side of the remaining 6 slices and top to make 6 sandwiches (buttered sides out).

3

Arrange sandwiches on a baking tray. Place under the broiler until golden, about 3 minutes. Flip sandwiches and divide grated cheese over each sandwich. Broil until the cheese is golden and bubbly, about 2 minutes.

4
5

Serve immediately with a green salad.

Croque Monsieur Sandwich

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