Croque Madame

Croque Monsieur — the legendary French sandwich with bechamel sauce, which is easily converted into a Croque Madame, we need only to put it on top of fried eggs. Metamorphosis in the name is explained by the French simple: fried it reminds lady’s hat.

chicken eggs
cow’s milk 250ml
butter 35g
flour 30g

1.Cook the béchamel sauce. To do this in a saucepan melt the butter.

2.Fry the flour in it until golden brown, stirring constantly with a spatula. Season with salt and pepper.

3.Grate nutmeg.

4.Replace the spatula on the whisk and stir, pour in the milk gradually. Bring to a boil and pour cheese. Remove from heat.

5.Each toast with one hand Apply a thin layer of butter (it will be «external» side)

6.A «internal» side — bechamel sauce.

7. Baking tray lay a baking paper. Put toast on the oil side of the paper, put on top of the cheese and ham.

8.Close toasts oil side up. Place in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 10 minutes. During this time the toasts should redden, and the cheese melted.

9.Croque Madame to fry an egg in a frying pan and put it on top of the sandwich.

Bon Appetit!

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