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Spinach Croque-monsieur

Spinach Croque-monsieur

A croque-monsieur is a French toasted sandwich. Here, the 2 slices of buttered bread are filled with bechamel sauce, hard-boiled eggs, blanched spinach and melted cheese.

The assembled sandwich is popped in the oven to toast the bread and melt the cheese.

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Last modified on: May 24th 2015

For 4 pieces, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
25 min.20 min.45 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately, once cooked, but freezes well uncooked..
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Step by step recipe

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

Butter the 8 slices Sandwich bread on one side.
4 min.
2 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #2Spread bechamel sauce on the other side of each slice. 4 min.
3 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #3Put the cooked spinach on top... 4 min.
4 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #4...then slices of hard-boiled egg. 5 min.
5 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #5Finish with the cheese: grated, sliced very thinly (if using a soft-paste cheese that melts easily, like Saint-Nectaire) or runny "hamburger" cheese. 4 min.
6 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #6Cover with a second slice of bread, butter side outwards.

Prepare all the sandwiches like this and arrange on a baking sheet.
4 min.
7 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #7Toast in the oven for about 20 minutes until browned and the cheese has melted. 20 min.
8 Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #8Serve 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
227897 gr179 gr131 gr
114 %37 %17 %20 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
23010 gr18 gr13 gr
12 %4 %2 %2 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
56924 gr44 gr32 gr
28 %9 %4 %5 %
% 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 4 pieces : 3.99 €
Per piece : 1.00 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach on toast with bechamel, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Endives , Gratin slices with spinach, Italian style gratin, ... [All]
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Grilled cheese, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Green beans with tomatoes, Salmon rillettes, Crème de foie gras, ... [All]

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