Rarebit crumpets

Rarebit crumpets

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Tops 8 crumpets generously
This spin on cheese on toast is the ultimate comfort snack - melted cheddar flavoured with beer on traditional crumpets

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal494
  • fat29g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein23g
  • salt2.6g
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Ingredients

  • 2 spring onion, green and white parts separated, both finely chopped
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 100ml beer
  • 1 large egg, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 50g fresh breadcrumb
  • 250g extra-mature cheddar or vegetarian alternative, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • 8 crumpet

Method

  1. In a small pan, soften the white parts of the spring onion in the butter, then stir in the flour for 1 min. Very gradually, stir in the beer to make a thick sauce (like when making a white sauce). Take off the heat and stir in green parts of the spring onion, the egg, breadcrumbs and cheddar. Season and chill until you’re ready to use.

  2. Lightly toast crumpets, and heat grill to high. Arrange crumpets on a baking sheet, pile rarebit mixture on top and grill for a few mins until piping hot and golden brown.

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Comments (1)

6dinnersid's picture
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Ok. But a lot of effort for a snack/lunch dish. Unlikely to make again.

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