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Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Melty Monsieur

Serve fruit with this kid-friendly take on the classic croque monsieur.

Cooking Light JULY 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)


  • 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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 312
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 16.5g
  • Saturated fat: 6.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Protein: 19.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.9g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 692mg
  • Calcium: 320mg

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