Croque Madame Egg Bake
Croque Madam Egg Bake

Croque Madame Egg Bake

The classic French Croque Madame is the inspiration for the flavors in this crowd pleasing egg bake.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
35 min
PREP TIME
2 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Egg Bake

6 cups English muffin bread cubes

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter melted

1 bunch (4 cups) Swiss chard, coarsely chopped

3 cups milk

6 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon country-style Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) thinly sliced Black Forest ham, chopped

Sauce

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon country-style Dijon mustard

2 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine bread cubes and 2 tablespoons melted butter in bowl; toss to coat. Spread in even layer on baking sheet. Bake, turning cubes halfway through, 20 minutes or until cubes are crisp and beginning to brown.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add Swiss chard; cook 5 minutes or until wilted. Remove from heat.

  4. STEP 4

    Whisk 3 cups milk, eggs, 1 teaspoon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper together in bowl until well mixed. Stir in toasted bread cubes, cooked Swiss chard and chopped ham. Spread egg mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

  5. STEP 5

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in small saucepan over medium heat until sizzling. Add flour and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup milk and 1 tablespoon mustard with whisk; cook until bubbly around edges and slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Serve sauce over servings of egg bake.

Nutrition

290Calories
14Fat (mg)
180Cholesterol (mg)
750Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
18Protein (g)

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