Extra-cheesy croque monsieur
Waitrose and Partners

Extra-cheesy croque monsieur

Creamy béchamel sauce tops Emmental and ham sandwiches – need we say more?

Shop ingredients, including Président The Emmental Slices.

    Contains dairyContains milk
  • Serves4
  • CourseLunch
  • Prepare20 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time40 mins


  • 65g unsalted butter, softened
  • 25g plain flour
  • 275ml Essential Whole Milk
  • Nutmeg, for grating
  • 200g pack Président The Emmental Slices
  • 1 bulb fennel, trimmed, fronds reserved
  • 8 slices soft white farmhouse bread
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 180g pack Essential Finely Sliced Roast Ham
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ unwaxed lemon, zest and juice