Bacon And Onion Croque Monsieur Recipe

Bacon and Onion Croque Monsieur is a delicious twist on the classic French sandwich. This recipe combines crispy bacon, caramelized onions, and melted cheese between two slices of buttery toasted bread. The bacon adds a smoky and savory flavor, while the onions bring a touch of sweetness. The melted cheese holds everything together and adds a creamy richness. This Croque Monsieur is perfect for a quick and satisfying lunch or dinner.

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Ingredients for Bacon And Onion Croque Monsieur Recipe

  • 2 Slices Of Bread
  • 2 Slices Of Bacon
  • 1/2 Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 cup Grated Cheese
  • as needed Optional: Dijon Mustard For Spreading On The Bread Slices

Directions: Bacon And Onion Croque Monsieur Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.In a skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, add the sliced onions and cook until caramelized.
  • STEP 4.Spread butter on one side of each bread slice.
  • STEP 5.Place half of the bread slices, buttered side down, on a baking sheet.
  • STEP 6.Top each bread slice with a layer of caramelized onions, followed by a layer of crispy bacon.
  • STEP 7.Add a generous amount of grated cheese on top of the bacon.
  • STEP 8.Place the remaining bread slices on top, buttered side up.
  • STEP 9.Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 11.Cut the Croque Monsieur into halves or quarters and serve warm.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of bread for this recipe, but a crusty French bread or brioche works best.
  • For extra flavor, you can spread Dijon mustard on the bread slices before assembling the sandwich.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, you can omit the bacon and add some sautéed mushrooms instead.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Croque Monsieur can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the sandwich in a preheated oven or toaster oven until warmed through.
  • Serve the Croque Monsieur as a main dish with a side salad or as a hearty sandwich for lunch.
Nutrition
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276
calories per serving
9 g Fat17 g Protein27 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    376mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    337mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    49mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    322mg
  • Selenium
    17mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp