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  1. Malika A. Black

    I just made my first homemade loaf of white bread and was looking for recipes to make with it. Croque Monsieur is one of them.
    I found many recipes on Google, but this version with bechamel sauce looks delicious. Maybe it makes the sandwich softer ?
    I only have Mozzarella and Cheddar at home. I’m sure it won’t be as delicious ! So I have to buy some Gruyère Cheese to make it. Thanks!

  2. Penny

    This was our Christmas brunch and it was awesome – simple yet special! The rosemary ham, real french bread, and gruyere made it the most satisfying thing in the world, with a nice merlot. Will give serious thought to daring a hint of garlic or scalion next time, and also read on Chowhound that I can freeze the leftover bechamel!

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  3. Chellspecker

    I’ve had these sandwiches in France, and fell in love. I happened to have some cave-aged Gruyère in the fridge, and was in a French mood the other night, so looked up this recipe and whipped up one of these puppies using sourdough bread and old-fashioned ham. Dennis is right, cave-aged makes a big difference. I’m curious to try it with Comté now that I know it’s basically the same cheese.

    I had mine with an endive, toasted walnut, red pear and Fourme d’Ambert salad which took the whole meal into over-the-top French cheesy territory. I would recommend pairing this sandwich with something a bit lighter, maybe a tomato soup or salad, which would be fresher as a complement. Bon appétit!

  4. Melanie

    This was great! I saw this in the movie “It’s Complicated” and was dying to try it. My fiance loved it and I cant wait to try it as a Croque Madame. Thanx

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  5. Donna

    Made this AGAIN last night, but using leftover Smithfield ham from the weekend. Again, it was perfect. This has become my husband’s favorite sandwich.

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