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Kids' Croque Monsieur
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Kids' Croque Monsieur

This ham-and-cheese sandwich is the perfect snack for big kids with large appetites. Drain the salsa so you won't have a soggy sandwich.

By Soo Kim and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2011

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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  • Portion size 1


  • 2 tsp 2tspbutter, softened
  • 2 slices 2sliceslight rye bread, or other sandwich bread
  • 1 thin slice 1thin sliceBlack Forest ham
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsalsa
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupshredded Cheddar cheese
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Spread butter over 1 side of each bread slice; lay, butter side down, on work surface. Top 1 slice with ham and salsa; sprinkle with cheese. Top with second slice, butter-side up.

Grill in panini press until crisp and browned and cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. (Or grill in cast-iron skillet over medium heat, pressing and turning once, about 5 minutes.) Makes 1 serving.

Additional information : Variation: 
Swiss Croque Monsieur
Spread 1-1/2 tsp grainy mustard on unbuttered side of bread slice. Top with ham; 1 pickle, thinly sliced; and 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 379 pro 18g total fat 23g sat. fat 13g
carb 27g fibre 3g chol 71mg sodium 1,059mg
potassium 298mg

% RDI:

calcium 29 iron 14 vit A 18 vit C 2
folate 25
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