Stilton on toast with pickled pears

  • serves 2
  • Easy

We love the combination of stilton, port and pears and this recipe takes it to the next level. This posh version of cheese on toast makes a great quick vegetarian lunch or simple starter.



  • cider vinegar 100ml
  • golden caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • dried red chilli 1, crumbled
  • pear 1 large, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • stilton 100g
  • butter 20g, softened
  • port 1 tbsp (optional)
  • 2 large or 4 small slices, toasted


  • Step 1

    Bring the vinegar, sugar and chilli to a boil, bubble for 1 minute. Pour over the pear slices and cool. Mash the stilton with the butter and port. Spread on the toast and grill until browned. Serve with the pears.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 496
  • Carbs 50.2g
  • Protein 16.6g
  • Fat 26.9g
  • Salt 1.82g
  • Saturates 16.7g
  • Fibre 2.3g