Quick Croque-monsieur

Quick Croque-monsieur

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(8 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2
Fill that hunger gap in next to no time with this raid-the-fridge snack

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal263
  • fat15g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.59g
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  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • 1 egg, beaten



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  • large handful grated cheddar



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  • 2 slices ham, cut into strips
  • pinch English mustard powder


  1. Heat grill to High and toast the bread lightly on both sides. While the bread is toasting, combine all the other ingredients in a bowl. Press the cheesy mix onto the toast, then place under the grill for 3-4 mins until golden and bubbling. Cut into halves and serve.

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emilyhutley's picture
15th May, 2014
Not a fan, wasn't worth the effort!
4th Jun, 2012
I decided to use a different variety of bread like french sticks and crusty white loaves to give it a more rustic feel. Maybe not for two people but as comfort food for one as a breakfast lunch or dinner
30th May, 2011
It needs cooking a lot longer than suggested, and I don't think it would be enough to do breakfast for two people. I ended up making cheese on toast to go along with it, we all preferred the cheese on toast which was much easier!
30th Sep, 2009
Really tasty and a great quick snack. I made it for my children after school and their plates were cleared within minutes. I will definately be making this recipe again and again.
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