Nettle & blue cheese rarebit

Nettle & blue cheese rarebit

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

No nettles? This simple rustic dish can also be made using spinach

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
498
protein
15g
carbs
29g
fat
36g
saturates
21g
fibre
3g
sugar
3g
salt
1.57g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g nettle leaves
  • 200ml tub crème fraîche
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 140g British blue cheese, such as Blue Vinney
  • 4 slices sourdough bread

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Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the nettles and cook for 1 min until wilted. Allow to cool for 1 min, then roughly chop. Add to a bowl with the crème fraÎche, mustard and half the blue cheese. Stir in seasoning and set aside.
  2. Heat the grill and lightly toast the bread on both sides. Divide the nettle and cheese mix between the toasts then pile on the remaining cheese and grill until golden and bubbling. Serve immediately.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2011

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teresahall's picture

Ooops, just seen the spinach subsitute. Thats sounds yummier. Anyone who uses nettles, let us know if they are actually tasty?

teresahall's picture

Dont feel hungry enough to eat nettles. Surley something else could be used? Otherwise, sounds a lovely recipe

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