Rarebit-stuffed mushrooms with pickle dressing

Rarebit mushrooms with pickle dressing

  • serves 4 as a starter
  • Easy

Flat mushrooms topped with mustardy rarebit and served with a quick red wine vinegar dressing makes for an ideal dinner party starter. It's gluten free, too!


Try our rarebit mushrooms recipe then check out our stuffed mushrooms and more vegetarian starters.



  • large flat mushrooms 8, stalks trimmed
  • olive oil for brushing
  • cheddar 200g, grated
  • soft cheese 3 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp
  • Worcestershire sauce a dash
  • rocket to serve


  • red wine vinegar 1 tbsp
  • olive oil 3 tbsp
  • pickled onions chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • pickled cornichons chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped
  • flat-leaf parsley chopped to make 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the grill to high. Line a baking tray with foil. Brush the mushrooms all over with oil and season. Grill, turning, for 6-8 minutes or until they are just tender.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, mash together the cheeses, mustard and worcestershire sauce, and season. Spoon into the mushroom cavities, then continue to grill until the fillings are golden and bubbling.

  • Step 3

    Whisk together the vinegar and oil, then mix in the other dressing ingredients. Serve the mushrooms with the dressing spooned over, and the rocket alongside.

*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 422
  • Fat 35.6g
  • Saturates 14.8g
  • Carbs 4.8g
  • Sugars 4.7g
  • Fibre 3.9g
  • Protein 18.8g
  • Salt 1.3g