Cheat's croque madame

Cheat’s croque madame

Our update on this French classic, our toastie is made with reduced-fat cheese spread and a poached egg.

By , 21 September 2015
Cheat’s croque madame
  • Ready in: 15 mins
  • Serves: 1
  • Price: £1.26 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 283g serving contains
  • Fat 13.3
  • Sat Fat 4.2
  • Sugar 9.9
  • Salt 2.55
  • Cals 379
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 561kJ/134kcal.
  • 20g Kerry LowLow Mature Cheddar Spread
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • 20g Asda Chosen by you Oven Baked Ham, finely sliced
  • 4 squirts Fry Light Sunflower Oil Spray
  • 1 egg
  • Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 25g carrot, grated
  • 1/4 red pepper, de-seeded and cut into small pieces
  • 3cm piece cucumber, cubed
  • 2 tbsp Hellmann's Fat Free Vinaigrette
  • Pre-heat the grill. Spread the cheese on the bread. Add the ham and sandwich together. Squirt the oil over both sides of the sandwich. Grill until lightly toasted.

  • Poach the egg in a pan or frying pan (see tip, below).

  • Put the lettuce, carrot, pepper and cucumber in a bowl. Toss with vinaigrette.

  • Serve the poached egg on the sandwich, with the salad on the side.