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Rach's 3 Minute Meal: Croque Madame Egg Crepe

Rach's 3 Minute Meal: Croque Madame Egg Crepe


  • 2 eggs

  • 1 rounded tsp. Dijon mustard (a healthy squirt)

  • A pinch of salt

  • White pepper or finely ground black pepper

  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped chives or chopped tarragon (optional)

  • 2 tbsp. good butter

  • ¼ cup crème fraîche

  • A handful of shredded Gruyère or Comté or 2 deli slices of domestic Gruyère

  • 2 thin slices of cooked ham (preferably French-style ham, such as Madrange, or prosciutto cotto)


  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, mustard, a pinch of salt and pepper, and the herbs, if using.

  • Step 2

    In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium heat, swirling the pan to coat.

  • Step 3

    When the butter foams, add the eggs and let them settle for a few seconds.

  • Step 4

    Gently lift the skillet and begin swirling the eggs until they reach the edges of the pan.

  • Step 5

    When the eggs begin to dry, remove the skillet from the heat. Spread with the crème fraîche.

  • Step 6

    Arrange the cheese and ham down the center of the eggs.

  • Step 7

    Fold in the sides (like swaddling a doll), creating a cone shape.