A few years ago, she highlighted the recipe for Croque Madame’s on her show, and my family have loved them ever since. This recipe lives on the other side of town from paleo, on the wrong side of the tracks. It’s a good thing because it means I can make a Croque-Madame. The Croque-Madame is a Croque-Monsieur with an egg on top. A delicious toasted ham and cheese sandwich, Croque Monsieur is topped with a bechamel sauce and even more cheese and then broiled to perfection. I used to have so many croque monsieur, and croque madame too!
So easy and comforting, this toasted ham and cheese is a quick supper for watching telly and drinking cold beer. So a Croque-Monsieur roughly translates to Mister Crunchy. The feminine version, a Croque Madam, includes a fried egg on top. When I travelled in Europe as a teen, I fell in love with the street vendor food, Croque Monsieur. Those are really ham and cheese sandwiches, grilled.
Paleo Eggplant Lasagna. This Pin was discovered by Zhanna Denisyuk. Discover (and save! ) your own Pins on Pinterest. A croque monsieur served with a fried or poached egg on top is known as a croque madame. (In the United States, the Monte Cristo, a ham-and-cheese sandwich often dipped in egg and fried, is similar.