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Stage 1 -
Prepare the bread
Prepare 8 slices
. If you are using a sandwich-type loaf or long French-style bread stick, leave the slices whole. If using a larger loaf, cut the slices in half (like in the photos).
Stage 2 -
Melt 40 g
, then use a
to coat one side of the bread with melted butter.
Arrange the slices on a
, buttered side downwards.
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Stage 5 -
Add the chopped leeks, salt and pepper again and mix well.
Cook for 1 or 2 minutes covered...
Stage 6 -
...then add 150 ml
and leave uncovered on low heat to reduce.
You should end up with a creamy leek "fondue" of fairly thick consistency.
Stage 8 -
5 min. Fry the ham Fry 4 slices smoked ham for 1 or 2 minutes on each side until nicely browned. Set aside.
Stage 9 -
Fry the potatoes
Slice 250 g cooked potato into thin rounds and pan-fry on both sides in 4 tablespoons
Stage 10 -
2 min. Assemble the croque-monsieursPreheat the oven at 390°F (200°C). Arrange a layer of fried potatoes on half the slices of bread.
Stage 11 -
Top with a layer of creamed leeks.
Stage 12 -
Then a slice of fried ham.
Stage 13 -
Finish by adding a second slice of bread, buttered side outwards.
Stage 14 -
20 min. Brown the croque-monsieurs Cook the corque-monsieurs in the oven for about 20 minutes until the bread is nicely browned on top.
You can use grilled bacon or fried lardons instead of the ham, if you prefer.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 4 pieces : 14.29 € Per piece : 3.57 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
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