Rachael Ray’s Croque Monsieur

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Rachael Ray

Top Review by starkrazi

I tried this recipe and it was bland bland bland. Ina Gartens is much better. Elise.com has a great recipe too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large pan or griddle over med-low to medium heat.
  2. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat; add in 2 tablespoons butter and melt.
  3. Whisk flour into butter and cook 1 minute; then whisk in the half-and-half.
  4. Add in dijon mustard, nutmeg, salt, and pepper; cook for 2 minutes to thicken; remove from heat.
  5. Spread bread slices with the sauce and make sandwiches, using a couple of folded slices of ham per sandwich.
  6. Spread the remaining 2 tablespoons butter lightly across the outside faces of each sandwich.
  7. Spread the shredded cheese across a plate and gently press each side of the sandwiches into the cheese, then place on the hot pan or griddle.
  8. The cheese will brown and form a crisp coating as the sandwich cooks and heats through.
  9. cook for 3 minutes on each side, or until evenly golden.

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