Croque Monsieur is a fancy name for grilled cheese. Ah, but it’s so much more. It’s the pan-fried buttery goodness that keeps you coming back. But you don’t have to just use plain old american cheese, try swiss or a jack, ham, turkey or tomatoes. It’s all good, baby.
ingredients: (2 sandwiches)
4 slices of bread
meat – ham or turkey
tomatoes if you so desire
Melt butter (just use the microwave). Brush onto both “outsides” of the bread. Place buttered side down in the pan. Lay your sliced cheese on the UP side.
Layer your meat on top. One side, layered thinly is best, with your tomatoes or other toppings on the opposite side.
Now add another layer of cheese. This will “glue” it together, allowing for a smooth FLIP.
Place the other slices of bread on top of the cheese, buttered side up. Now, flip it, baby!
Look how nice and toasty that is!
Normally Croque Monsieur is served with pomme frites, but I didn’t have those. Onion rings will have to do, so sue me. Enjoy!