Rating: 4.08 stars
39 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

This classic ham sandwich from France is drizzled with bechamel sauce and topped with fried eggs.

Mad Hungry, May 2011, Mad Hungry

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 2 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the broiler with the rack in the top position. In small saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over high heat. Whisk in flour and cook until lightly golden. Add milk and salt and whisk constantly until mixture thickens, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir into the sauce the nutmeg and half the cheese.

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  • Lay the slices of bread on a baking sheet. Divide the Dijon between 2 slices and top with ham. Divide half of the bechamel between the remaining 2 bread slices and top with remaining cheese. Close the sandwiches.

  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sandwiches and cook both sides until bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted, about 3-4 minutes.

  • Return sandwiches to the baking sheet, top with remaining bechamel, and place under the broiler until bubbly, about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in the same skillet over high heat. Fry eggs, sunny side up, for about 2 minutes. Top sandwiches with fried egg, season with black pepper, and serve immediately.

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Reviews (1)

39 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2013
Delicious! Easy to make and so so yummy! Definitely great for a brunch with friends.