This French fried egg, ham and cheese sandwich is called a Croque Madame, but it’s actually more like a Croque Ma-dayummm. Cooking on your own in college doesn’t have to be that boring, cold, ham sandwich you usually slap together.
A little bit of extra cheese and a fried egg go a long way. This classic French sandwich recipe is simpler than you think.
- Prep Time:3 minutes
- Cook Time:15 minutes
- Total Time:18 minutes
- 4 slices bread
- 6 oz smoked ham, sliced
- 6 slices cheese
- 1-2 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 2 eggs
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Butter 1 side of of each bread slice and set buttered side down on griddle or pan.
Cover each slice of bread with cheese then add 3-4 slices ham on one slice. Then place the second slice on top.
Cook sandwich about 3 minutes per side until golden brown.
Add mayo on top of each sandwich and another slice of cheese.
Place in oven until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.
Place fried egg on top. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.