Main Dishes

Croque Monsieur (Ham and Cheese melt)

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Croque Monsieur is the French version of a toasted ham and cheese sandwich. And, like many things, the French do it better

Béchamel sauce:
¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1½ cups whole milk
salt and pepper
1/4 tsp dijon mustard
Dash ground nutmeg
Sandwich:
8 thin slices white sandwich bread
5 oz. good quality ham (about 8 slices)
6 oz. Gruyère or Emmental cheese, grated (about 2½ cups)
1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
For the Béchamel sauce: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring constantly, for about 3 minutes. Gradually add milk, stirring well until the mixture is smooth....
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Nutritions

Calories
3995

Sodium
15204mg
633% DV

Fat
276g
425% DV

Protein
229g
458% DV

Carbs
85g
29% DV

Fiber
21g
85% DV