Croque Monsieur: How to Make the French Favorite at Home!

A Classic Recipe for the French Favorite, Croque Monsieur
Croque Monsieur is a well-known French comfort food that, for me, brings back romantic memories of slipping in to an uncrowded bistro in the middle of a cold and rainy day in Paris. Brian and I visited Paris together for our honeymoon, and though we had some stellar meals by fine French chefs, I still remember the simple snack we enjoyed as we warmed up in a nearly-empty bistro — a hot espresso and croque monsieur.

My favorite version of croque monsieur features warm, melty cheese, slightly sweet ham, and spongy, egg-dipped bread. Though it isn’t traditional, I like to throw in a little fresh spinach for texture. I also like to keep the recipe simple, and so steer clear of the cheese on top. I’ve found this makes the sandwich a bit more kid-friendly too, since they can easily eat it with their hands. Whether it’s for an unexpected after school snack, or a fun addition to a party menu, this traditional take on croque monsieur is sure to be a hit with everyone in your family!

Get our simple recipe for croque monsieur over on Brooklyn Supper.

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