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Welsh rarebit

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Make our Welsh rarebit recipe for a comforting lunch or snack. This upgraded version of cheese on toast is flavoured with mustard, Guinness and Worcestershire sauce

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Worcestershire sauce was allegedly created in the early 1800s by chemists Lea and Perrins, who left a botched concoction in a cellar for a few years. When they tried it again, they found it had become a delicious sauce, which is now the secret ingredient in recipes like a bloody mary and Welsh rarebit.

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Ingredients

  • mature cheddar 250g
  • English mustard 1 tsp
  • egg yolk 1
  • Worcestershire sauce a couple of good dashes
  • Guinness 1-2 tbsp
  • sourdough or other crusty bread 8 slices

Method

  • Step 1

    Put all the ingredients except the guinness and bread in a small processor and whizz, adding enough guinness to make a paste. Toast the bread then thickly spread on the rarebit. Grill until golden and bubbling.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 419
  • Fat 24.5g
  • Saturates 14.2g
  • Carbs 30.8g
  • Fibre 2.3g
  • Protein 20.3g
  • Salt 1.81g
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