Spinach Croque-monsieur

Step by step recipe:

  1. 4 min.Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #1
    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

    Butter the 8 slices Sandwich bread on one side.
  2. 4 min.Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #2
    Spread bechamel sauce on the other side of each slice.
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    Put the cooked spinach on top...
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    ...then slices of hard-boiled egg.
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    Finish with the cheese: grated, sliced very thinly (if using a soft-paste cheese that melts easily, like Saint-Nectaire) or runny "hamburger" cheese.
  6. 4 min.Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #6
    Cover with a second slice of bread, butter side outwards.

    Prepare all the sandwiches like this and arrange on a baking sheet.
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    Toast in the oven for about 20 minutes until browned and the cheese has melted.
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    Serve hot with a little salad on the side.

Remarks:

You can use different breads, such as seeded or wholemeal, rather than ordinary white sliced bread, which is often rather tasteless. If the bread you are using has crusts, trim these off with a serrated knife.

Source:

Home made.

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