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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

Stage 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.
Stage 2
4 min.
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #2 Spread bechamel sauce on the other side of each slice.
Stage 3
4 min.
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #3 Put the cooked spinach on top...
Stage 4
5 min.
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #4 ...then slices of hard-boiled egg.
Stage 5
4 min.
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #5 Finish with the cheese: grated, sliced very thinly (if using a soft-paste cheese that melts easily, like Saint-Nectaire) or runny "hamburger" cheese.
Stage 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.
Stage 7
20 min.
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #7 Toast in the oven for about 20 minutes until browned and the cheese has melted.
Stage 8
Spinach Croque-monsieur  : Photo of step #8 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
10312354 gr1451 gr344 gr
516 %136 %137 %52 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
104236 gr147 gr35 gr
52 %14 %14 %5 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
288 gr362 gr85 gr
129 %34 %34 %13 %
% 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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More recipes?

This recipe use (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Feta and spinach brik pie, Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Gratin slices with spinach, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cheese Soufflé, Leek and Mimolette tart, Avengers' potatoes, Aperitif rolls, Stuffed cabbage leaves, ... All
Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Croque-monsieur, Endives , Ham "friand" pie, Gratin slices with spinach, Leek and Mimolette tart, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Almond mug cake for Mary, Dublin fruit scones, Fish in white wine, Nonettes, ... All

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