Croque Madame With Copperwood Extra Lean Bacon

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 2 People

Ingredients
  

  • 8 slices Copperwood Pork Extra Lean Bacon
  • 2 Smart Eggs
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese, divided
  • ½ tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Pinch fresh grated nutmeg
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 thick slices bread
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard

Instructions
 

  • Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside. Preheat broiler.
  • In medium skillet add butter and melt over heat.
  • Once butter is melted, whisk in flour until mixture is smooth. Slowly whisk in milk until mixture starts to thicken. Remove from heat and whisk in ½ cup swiss cheese, thyme leaves, nutmeg, salt and ground pepper.
  • Lay out bread and spread each slice with ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard; top with 1 tablespoon swiss cheese sauce.
  • Top 2 slices of bread with 4 slices bacon and 2 tbsp shredded swiss cheese.
  • Place bread slices on baking sheet. Broil in oven until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and top with remaining slice of bread, cheese sauce side down. Top each sandwich with equal parts swiss cheese sauce and remaining shredded swiss cheese.

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