Melty Monsieur

Melty Monsieur Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Serve fruit with this kid-friendly take on the classic croque monsieur.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 312
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 16.5 g
Satfat 6.6 g
Monofat 6.6 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 19.7 g
Carbohydrate 21.9 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 692 mg
Calcium 320 mg


4 (1 1/2-ounce) slices multigrain bread
8 teaspoons creamy mustard blend (such as Dijonnaise)
8 slices Canadian bacon (4.8 ounces)
12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
3 ounces shaved Gruyère cheese (about 3/4 cup)


1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet; broil 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until lightly toasted. Spread 2 teaspoons mustard blend on each bread slice. Top each serving with 2 bacon slices, 3 tomato slices, and about 3 tablespoons cheese. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese melts.


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Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

July 2012
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