Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur | Gestational Diabetes UK
Croque Monsieur

Crunchy toast with plenty of ham, and cheese oozing with delicious creamy low-carb Béchamel sauce. A Croque Monsieur is the king of toasted cheese and ham sandwiches with all the cheese, ham and low-carb béchamel helping to pair the bread to give lower and more stabilised blood sugar levels.

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Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur | Gestational Diabetes UK
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Course: Breakfasts, Main Meals, Snacks
Cuisine: French
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword: brunch, sandwich, toasted sandwich, toastie
Free or Subscription Recipe: Free Recipe
Free from: coconut, eggs, gluten, nuts
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories:
Author: Jo Paterson

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bread
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 8 slices ham
  • 1 batch low-carb béchamel sauce
  • 50 grams mozzarella grated or thin slices
  • 100 grams cheese grated (cheddar, or a mixture of cheddar, Emmental & Gruyère)

Instructions

  • Toast the bread lightly
  • Build the Croque Monsieur:
    1) Start with a piece of toast. Spread one side of toast with butter and some Dijon mustard
    2) Add a thick layer of low-carb Béchamel Sauce
    3) Add 2 slices of ham
    4) Add some mozzarella
    5) Add another layer of low-carb Béchamel Sauce
    6) Add the other piece of toast, spread with butter and Dijon mustard
    7) Add 2 more slices of ham
    8) Add another thick layer of low-carb Béchamel Sauce
    9) Top with grated cheese
    Then repeat the process to make the other Croque Monsieur
  • Place the Croque Monsieur in a hot oven or grill, cooking until bubbling and golden

Notes

No nutritional information has been provided for this recipe as the details will vary depending on the bread and cheeses used

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