Rarebit for a crowd

  • serves 8-10
  • Easy

You can add whatever extras you like to the basic mix or just go for the classic rarebit. Serve a fruity chutney alongside if you like and leave out the Worcestershire sauce if you want a veggie version.



  • mature or cheddar 300g
  • 1-2 tsp
  • 1
  • Worcestershire or sauce a couple of good dashes
  • dark or rye or sourdough or bread 1 loaf
  • fruity or chutney to serve


  • pancetta 70g, cubed and fried until crisp
  • jalapeños from a jar 1 tbsp, chopped


  • Step 1

    Mix the cheddar, mustard, egg and worcestershire sauce and season. Split in half and add jalapeños to one mix and pancetta to the other. Cut 2 long slices from the middle of your loaf and toast both sides. Spread a good layer of both mixes on each then grill until bubbling and golden. Cut into fingers and serve with the chutney.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 300
  • Carbs 27.2g
  • Protein 15.2g
  • Fat 14g
  • Salt 1.5g
  • Fibre 1.2g