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Croque Monsieur Sandwich

Classic Croque Monsieur

Easy and accessible version of the famous Croque Monsieur made with hearty sourdough bread, ham and aged cheddar, this sandwich will not disappoint!
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Course: Main
Cuisine: French
Keyword: croque monsieur
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 3 tbsp whipping cream/double cream
  • 50g/1/4cup Aged Cheddar or Gruyere
  • tsp grated nutmeg
  • 2 thick slices sourdough bread
  • 1 thick slice ham


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  • Grate the cheese and mix it with cream and grated nutmeg.
  • Slice the bread and top each slice with half of the cheese mixture.
  • Transfer to a buttered baking dish.
  • Top one of the bread slices with ham and a bit more cheese and sandwich the bread together finishing with the cheese side up.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.