Croque Monsieur Recipe

This delicious French classic for a Croque Monsieur Recipe is a pan-cooked sandwich stacked high with ham, bechamel, and shredded cheese.

You will be blown away at how simple to make and delicious it is.


– unsalted butter – artisan bread – Dijon mustard – country ham – bechamel recipe – comté cheese

Preheat the broiler to high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of the butter to a very large pan over medium-low heat until melted.

Add 4 slices of bread to the pan and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted and lightly browned. Flip the bread over to cook on the other side.

On two of the pieces of toasted bread add 1 tablespoon of mustard to each spreading it around to cover.

Add 4-6 slices of ham to the top of the toast with mustard and then evenly spread/layer on as follows: bechamel, shredded cheese, a slice of toasted bread, bechamel and cheese.

Place under the broiler on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until the cheese is melted and browned. Slice the sandwich and garnish optionally with chopped fresh parsley.

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