Croque Monsieur Waffles
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: French
Serves: 4
 
Fun twist on classic French bistro fare.
Ingredients
  • 8 waffles (use favorite waffle recipe)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 pieces sliced roasted ham
  • 1 cup grated Gruyere cheese
  • Chopped chives, garnish
Instructions
  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk. Add nutmeg and bay leaf. Increase heat to medium-high and boil until sauce thickens, whisking constantly, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat broiler. Place waffle on lined baking sheet. Top each waffle with 1 tbsp of b├ęchamel sauce, layer 1 slice of ham, topped with another tablespoon of b├ęchamel and cover with grated cheese.
  3. Cooked under broiler under golden brown.
  4. Garnish with chives and serve with dijon mustard.
Notes
Waffles made using Martha Stewart recipe available on www.marthastewart.com
Recipe by Un Assaggio of Food, Wine, & Marriage at http://www.unassaggio.com/2016/06/26/croque-monsieur-waffles/