Monday, March 24, 2014

Croque Madame

We were given tons of farm fresh eggs and they are perfect for this kind of sandwich. A croque madame is simply a croque monsieur with an egg on top!


Croque Madame

sourdough bread  
black forest ham
jarlsberg cheese, grated
dijon mustard
white sauce
egg {cooked to your preference}

  • Turn on the broiler and toast the pieces of bread for about 5 minutes, turning over once. I do this so that the bread doesn't get as soggy when you put the sandwiches together.
  •  Make the white sauce as directed and set aside.
  • To assemble the sandwiches take one slice of the bread and slather it with the dijon mustard, layer two spoonfuls of the white sauce, 2-3 slices of ham, some of the jarlsberg cheese and more white sauce on the second slice of bread and put that on top. 
  • Now take more of the white sauce and spoon it on the top of the assembled sandwich. Layer with the remaining cheese. And for the finishing touch, spoon on more of the white sauce over the top, almost covering the cheese.
  • Turn on the broiler again and set on the lowest setting {if you have one} and cook for about 7 minutes, turning once or twice. The cheese will be melted and the sauce on top will have a nice brown coloring.
  • Once the sandwich is ready, add a cooked egg to the top.



Ashley