Ham Croissant

Cheesy Ham Croissants

3 from 4 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine French, Irish


  • 30 g butter
  • 30 g plain flour
  • 350 ml milk
  • 1 tsp whole grain mustard
  • 50 g cheddar grated
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 green tomato sliced – optional
  • 4 croissants halved
  • 4 slices ham
  • salt and pepper


  • In a saucepan, melt the butter then add the flour.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir briskly for 1 minute to obtain a roux. Pour slowly the milk over and continue whisking. Bring to the boil and stir continuously with a whick or a spatula for 2 -3 minutes until the mixture boils and become thick and smooth.
  • Remove from the heat and add some mustard, the cheddar and egg yolk stirring until fully combined. Check the seasoning.
  • In the meantime, in a large sauté pan, drizzle some oil and warm the croissant one at the time until toasted.
  • Then, add some tomato slices on the sauté pan and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • Place the tomato slices over the toasted croissant add some ham and pour over the cheesy sauce.
  • Serve immediately.
Keyword brunch, croissant, ham and cheese, Kevin Dundon

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