Welsh rarebit recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 15 mins
  • 389 calories / serving
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Cheese on toast with attitude - this comforting, substantial snack works for morning, midday and evening.

  1. Set aside 1 heaped tablespoon of grated cheese. Mix the rest with the egg, beer (preferably stout) or milk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and cayenne. 
  2. Preheat the grill to high and toast the bread on both sides. Spread the cheese mixture on top and then sprinkle on the reserved cheese. 
  3. Grill until the cheese is melted and starting to turn golden brown. Serve immediately.

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  • Ingredients

  • 350g Mature Cheddar, grated
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp beer (preferably stout) or milk
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 12 thick slices white bread, preferably from a bloomer loaf
  • Energy 1625kj 389kcal 19%
  • Fat 23g 32%
  • Saturates 13g 67%
  • Sugars 2g 2%
  • Salt 1.7g 28%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.8g Protein 21.2g Fibre 1.4g


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