Christmas leftovers croque monsieur

Christmas / Quick and Easy / Snacks / Starters, Snacks and Sides

2 portions


  • 25g softened butter, plus extra to fry
  • 4 slices of white bread
  • 125g (4oz) Gruyère cheese/ Stilton trimmings
  • 4 slices of maple-baked ham


  1. Butter both sides of each slice of bread. Spread mustard on one side of each slice.
  2. Split the cheese and ham in half and make two sandwiches, with the mustard-spread side facing inwards.
  3. Heat a griddle pan and fry the sandwiches for 3-4 minutes on each side until the bread is golden and the cheese has melted.
  4. Remove from the pan, cut the sandwich in half and serve.

Continue the indulgence with this moreish Croque Monsieur recipe – the perfect use for your leftover Christmas ham and cheese

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