Croque Madame

Beth Pierce


Croque Madame is a delectable toasted sandwich filled with ham, creamy Mornay sauce and topped with a sunny side up egg. This is a must try for all egg sandwich lovers and is the ultimate comfort food breakfast. The weekend is coming make so yourself an outstanding treat.


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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top



  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk warmed
  • 3/4 c
    shredded gruyere cheese
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

  • 8
    slices bakery quality white bread
  • 4 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 8
    thin slices deli style ham
  • 4
    large eggs

How to Make Croque Madame


  1. In a saucepan over medium low heat melt butter. Whisk in flour and cook for 2-3 minutes; whisking constantly. Slowly whisk in milk and simmer over low heat until slightly thickened; approximately 8-10 minutes. Whisk frequently to prevent lumps and scorching. Remove from heat and whisk in cheese in 3 parts. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover to keep warm while you assemble the sandwiches.
  2. Prepare the sandwiches on a large baking sheet covered with parchment paper. On 2 toasted slices of bread spread thin layer Dijon mustard. Place 2 slices of ham on 1 slice. Spoon 2 heaping tablespoons of Mornay sauce over ham. Top with other slice of toast Dijon side down. Top the whole sandwich with 2 tablespoons of Mornay sauce. Repeat preparing the other 3 sandwiches
  3. Cook 4 eggs sunny side up. Place cookie sheet under broiler. Broil until lightly browned. Stay close by as broilers are unpredictable. Top each sandwich with one sunny side up egg. Serve immediately.

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