Croque Madame
Recipe type: Brunch
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1¼ cup milk
  • ⅛ tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 1½ cup grated Italian sharp cheese
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ lb. cooked chicken breast thinly sliced - 8 slices
  • 8 slices of sourdough bread
  • 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
  1. Preheat broiler
  2. In a medium-sized saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Slowly add flour and stir until golden.
  4. Whisk in milk and nutmeg until mixture begins to boil.
  5. Stir until sauce coats back of the spoon, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add ½ cup Italian sharp cheese and stir for about 2 minutes. Set Aside.
  7. On a broiler rack, place 4 slices of bread, butter side down and cover the other side with mustard
  8. Fold 2 slices of the chicken over the mustard and top with about 1 tablespoon of Italian cheese.
  9. Place in the oven for about a minute to melt
  10. Place the top slice of bread over the chicken, add cheese sauce and remaining Italian sharp cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  11. Put it back under the broiler to brown.
  12. Remove and top with egg over easy or serve as is.
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at