Croque madame

Croque madame

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1
This speedy supper for one takes just five minutes to prepare

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal783
  • fat50g
  • saturates28g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre4g
  • protein35g
  • salt3.54g
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Ingredients

  • 2 thin slices ham
  • 50g Monterey Jack or cheddar, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • 2 chunky slices bread, such as sourdough
  • 2 tbsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • handful salad, to serve

Method

  1. Heat a frying pan on a medium heat and put oven on low. Put the ham and cheese between the bread slices and press to seal, then spread half the butter on the outside of the sandwich on both sides.

  2. Fry in the pan, pressing down with a fish slice, for 1-2 mins until golden then flip and cook the other side. Keep warm in the oven. Melt remaining butter in the pan and fry egg for 1-2 mins until cooked. Top the croque with the egg and serve with salad.

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