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Genoese croque-monsieur

Genoese croque-monsieur

Here is an Italian version of the famous French toasted sandwich: a croque-monsieur from Genoa.

The two slices of fried bread hold together scrambled egg, pesto and grated Parmesan.

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Last modified on: July 22th 2018

For 2 croque-monsieurs, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
17 min.3 min.4 min.24 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately.
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Step by step recipe

1 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #1Break 3 eggs into a large bowl, salt and pepper, then whisk to break them up. 3 min.
2 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #2Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a small fryting pan on medium heat.

When good and hot, pour in the beaten eggs and cook, drawing the edges in towards the middle.

Stop as soon as the eggs are barely cooked. They should be scrambled but still soft and, above all, not too dry.

Set aside to keep hot.
4 min.
3 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #3Butter one side of 4 slices Sandwich bread. 4 min.
4 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #4Lay the slices in a frying pan on high heat, butter side downwards and cook until the underside is nicely browned. 5 min.
5 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #5Divide the scrambled egg between half the slices, add a tablespoon of pesto and top with grated Parmesan. 5 min.
6 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #6Lay the remaining slices on top, turn off the heat and leave in the pan for another 2 or 3 minutes to heat everything through. 3 min.
7 Genoese croque-monsieur : Photo of step #7Serve whole or cut in half diagonally.

Remarks

If you don't have Parmesan, use any other grated cheese you like.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3303207 gr701 gr362 gr
165 %80 %66 %55 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
60038 gr127 gr66 gr
30 %14 %12 %10 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 2 croque-monsieurs : 4.10 €
Per croque-monsieur : 2.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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