Asparagus Croque Madame

Asparagus Croque Madame

  • Preparation time

    8 mins
  • Cook time

    7 mins
  • Serves 1

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

Ingredients

  • Egg - 1
  • Asparagus spears - 3
  • Slice white bread - 1
  • Butter - 1 tsp
  • Dijon mustard - 1 tsp
  • Slices ham - 2
  • Slices swiss or edam cheese - 2
  • Pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Place egg in a small saucepan; cover with cold water. Cover and bring to the boil, then remove lid. Boil for 5 minutes; drain. Place under cold running water. When cool enough to handle, peel.

  2. Meanwhile, blanch asparagus in a saucepan of boiling water; drain.

  3. Grill bread under a hot grill for 1 minute on each side or until golden. Spread toasted bread with butter and mustard. Top with ham, asparagus and cheese. Grill for 1 minute or until cheese melts. Top with halved egg. Season to taste with pepper.

PER SERVE • Energy 1715Kj • Protein 31g • Total Fat 323g • Saturated Fat 11g • Carbohydrates 20g • Sugars 4g • Sodium 1525mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation