Croque-monsieur potatoes


Croque-monsieur potatoes
A way to revive potatoes, "croque-monsieur" style: topped with bechamel sauce, ham and cheese, then browned in the oven.
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Last modified on: August 4th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:PotatoesCroque-monsieurBechamelHamCheeseGratin.
For 4 people, you will need:

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C).

Cut 1 kg cooked potatoes in half lengthways.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #2
Arrange them cut face downwards on a sheet of baking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Brush with olive oil, then sprinkle with a little salt.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #3
Turn the potatoes over and spread with a generous helping of bechamel sauce.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #4
Lay a slice of ham on each one.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #5
Finish with a little grated cheese.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
Croque-monsieur potatoes : Photo of step #6
Bake for about 20 minutes until nicely browned on top.
Remarks
If your potatoes are quite large, carve a hollow with a pommes parisiennes spoon to make room for a little more bechamel sauce, otherwise they might be too dry.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,818 Kcal or 11,798 Kj99 gr252 gr157 gr
141 %38 %24 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
171 Kcal or 716 Kj6 gr15 gr10 gr
9 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
705 Kcal or 2,952 Kj25 gr63 gr39 gr
35 %10 %6 %6 %
% 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 people : 4.78 €
  • Per person : 1.20 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gratin Parmentier, Gratin du Nord, Potato galette, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Röstis, ... All
Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin slices with spinach, Spinach Croque-monsieur , Spinach on toast with bechamel, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Asparagus and spinach gratin, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cheese tart, Vegetable clafoutis, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brussels sprout salad, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Pollack Parmentier, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, ... All
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