Croque Monsieur with Poached Eggs

Croque Monsieur with Poached Eggs

This open-faced sandwich looks/sounds a bit decadent, it’s not so bad. This is one of those things where a little of everything — a tablespoon of béchamel, a slice of ham, a handful of cheese — goes a long way.

Croque Monsieur with Poached Eggs

Croque Monsieur with Poached Eggs

This open-faced sandwich looks/sounds a bit decadent, it’s not so bad. This is one of those things where a little of everything — a tablespoon of béchamel, a slice of ham, a handful of cheese — goes a long way.

Ingredients

  • good bread, cut into thick slices
  • béchamel (recipe below)
  • 3 to 4 slices good ham (figure 1 to 2 per sandwich)
  • grated gruyère, Comté or Swiss cheese
  • fresh thyme leaves
  • for the béchamel:
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 to 1/2 medium onion (about 2 to 4 T. finely chopped)
  • kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 bayleaf
  • for the poached eggs:
  • 2 eggs (count on 1 egg per sandwich)
  • splash of white vinegar
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