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CROQUE-MONSIEUR FREE RECIPE

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CROQUE-MONSIEUR


♣30minutes cooking + prepartion (MAX) Difficulty: Easy to Medium-Easy Price: Affordable to Expensive


What you need for this recipe

(Ban the plastic if you buy new ones, but try first to reuse your tools)

  • A tiny kitchen and the French spirit (If you do not have a tiny kitchen, but a huge one, it’s working too, for the rest….)
  • Knifes (Bread and Pairing)
  • A bowl and a spoon for the vinaigrette

Ingredients

– Croque-Monsieur

  • White Soft Bread (FREE RECIPE HERE) add 170 minutes total (cooking+rest) – (2 Square, rectangle or round slices by sandwich)
  • Fine slices of: White Ham, Chicken or Turkey (We use White Ham for the traditional recipe) – (One half by sandwich)
  • Emmental Cheese (You may also use Gruyère or a more stronger cheese, why not a local one? – Just use a soft cheese) – (2 large slices or more by sandwich)
  • Unsalted Butter (Local, organic and grass fed)
  • Green Salad or Mixed Salad (Stay simple, your main recipe is the sandwich)
  • Vinaigrette (Be creative with berries or spices or stay simple: Olive oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Salt, Pepper, option: Dijon mustard)

– Bechamel Croque-Monsieur

  • White Soft Bread (FREE RECIPE HERE) add 170 minutes total (cooking+rest) – (2 Square, rectangle or round slices by sandwich)
  • Bechamel (FREE RECIPE HERE) add 10 minutes (cooking)
  • Fine slices of: White Ham, Chicken or Turkey (We use White Ham for the traditional recipe) – (One half by sandwich)
  • Emmental Cheese (You may also use Gruyère or a more stronger cheese, why not a local one? – Just use a soft cheese) – (2 large slices or more by sandwich)
  • Unsalted Butter (Local, organic and grass fed)
  • Green Salad or Mixed Salad (Stay simple, your main recipe is the sandwich)
  • Vinaigrette (Be creative with berries or spices or stay simple: Olive oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Salt, Pepper, option: Dijon mustard)

– Croque-Madame

  • White Soft Bread (FREE RECIPE HERE) add 170 minutes total (cooking+rest) – (2 Square, rectangle or round slices by sandwich)
  • Bechamel (FREE RECIPE HERE) add 10 minutes (cooking)
  • Eggs (One Fried Egg by sandwich)
  • Fine slices of: White Ham, Chicken or Turkey (We use White Ham for the traditional recipe) – (One half by sandwich)
  • Emmental Cheese (You may also use Gruyère or a more stronger cheese, why not a local one? – Just use a soft cheese) – (2 large slices or more by sandwich)
  • Unsalted Butter (Local, organic and grass fed)
  • Green Salad or Mixed Salad (Stay simple, your main recipe is the sandwich)
  • Vinaigrette (Be creative with berries or spices or stay simple: Olive oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Salt, Pepper, option: Dijon mustard)

Chef tips: Why not imagine your sandwich with a local salmon, avocado puree or fresh vegetables, Vegetarian may also use Vegan Ham style or tofu, you are gluten free? Use your favourite gluten free bread – Be free to re-imagine your croque-monsieur…


The course of the recipe

1. Start to prepare the ingredients and detail the bread if you have handmade it
2. After you’ve remove the crust, make regular slices
3. Melt your butter and use a food brush to brush the inside of your bread slices
4. Cut thin slices of cheese more or less regular
5. Place them on the inside of one of your slices of bread, add the bechamel on a fine layer before the cheese for a bechamel one
6. Then place your ham slice(s)
7. Butter the top of your croque-monsieur so that it browns well in the oven, mix grated cheese with bechamel and put on the top for the Bechamel recipe
8. Place your croque-monsieur on a baking sheet or on a reusable baking sheet (Zero Waste +), put you oven at 240°C/450°F, cooking is over when your bread is lightly browned, do not burn it
FINAL: Simply present your croque-monsieur with a salad and serve hot. ADD a fried egg on the top for a croque-madame recipe ENJOY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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