French Ham And Cheese Sandwich Recipe

The French Ham and Cheese Sandwich, also known as Croque Monsieur, is a classic French dish that is loved for its rich and indulgent flavors. This sandwich is made with layers of thinly sliced ham and creamy Gruyere cheese, sandwiched between slices of crusty bread. It is then topped with a bechamel sauce and baked until golden and bubbly. The result is a warm and gooey sandwich that is perfect for a quick and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for French Ham And Cheese Sandwich Recipe

  • 1 Slices Of Bread
  • 2 Slices Of Thinly Sliced Ham
  • 1/4 cup Grated Gruyere Cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: French Ham And Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400掳F (200掳C).
  • STEP 2.Spread a thin layer of Dijon mustard on one side of each slice of bread.
  • STEP 3.Place a slice of ham and a generous amount of Gruyere cheese on the mustard side of one slice of bread.
  • STEP 4.Top with another slice of bread, mustard side down.
  • STEP 5.In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour to make a roux.
  • STEP 6.Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture thickens and comes to a simmer.
  • STEP 7.Remove from heat and stir in the grated Gruyere cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 8.Spread the bechamel sauce over the top of the sandwich.
  • STEP 9.Place the sandwich on a baking sheet and bake for about 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Serve hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of bread for this sandwich, but a crusty French baguette or sourdough bread works best.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a slice of tomato or a fried egg to the sandwich before baking.
  • If you don't have Gruyere cheese, you can substitute it with Swiss or Emmental cheese.

Storage and Serving

  • This sandwich is best served hot and fresh from the oven.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the sandwich in a preheated oven at 350掳F (175掳C) for about 10 minutes, or until heated through.
Nutrition
value
163
calories per serving
11 g Fat13 g Protein4 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    108mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    261mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    33mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    44mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    117mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • 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