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Melty Monsieur

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Serve fruit with this kid-friendly take on the classic croque monsieur.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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