candied bacon + arugula croque madame
Candied Bacon + Arugula Croque Madame is a must for your next weekend brunch date. This classic bistro sandwich has a surprise twist that elevates its comfort food status to WOW!
Make the candied bacon with your choice of cut, brown sugar + black pepper.
Make the mornay sauce with butter, flour, milk, nutmeg, thyme + gruyere.
Assemble sandwiches with brioche, dijon, candied bacon, arugula, gruyere + mornay sauce.
Toast the sandwiches in a non-stick skillet.
Transfer to a sheet pan, top with mornay sauce and shredded gruyere, then bake.
Top with a fried egg, season and garnish with fresh thyme. Dig in!
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Candied bacon + arugula croque madame
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