Open Faced Croque Monsieur Recipe
This open-faced Croque Monsieur recipe is a favorite dinner that you can have on the table in 15 minutes. Warm, creamy, cheesy, and tasty!
Servings 4 servings
For the sauce-
- 2 tablespoons Butter
- 2 tablespoons Flour
- 1 1/2 cups Milk
- 1/8 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 1 1/4 cups grated gruyere cheese divided
- 4 homemade rolls
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 16 thin slices deli ham
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small pot, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until paste forms. Cook 1 minute, then whisk in milk. Continue stirring until sauce thickens, 5 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper, nutmeg and 1 cup of the gruyere cheese. Set aside.
Slice rolls in half and spread Dijon mustard over each half. Place into baking dish. Top with 2 slices deli ham. Pour cheese sauce over top and sprinkle with remaining gruyere cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes until hot and bubbly. Serve.
Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 677mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 714IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 605mg | Iron: 2mg