Stilton & chutney rarebit bites

Stilton & chutney rarebit bites

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 8
The chutney for this moreish canape can be made in bigger quantities and stored in jars for a couple of months – delicious with cheese and crackers

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per canape

  • kcal153
  • fat9g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre0g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.61g
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    For the chutney

    • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
    • 4 tbsp muscovado sugar
    • 100ml balsamic vinegar
      Balsamic vinegar

      Balsamic vinegar

      bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

      True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

    For the rarebit

    • 300g stilton, crumbled



      A true glory of British cheese-making that has much controversy about its origins, how it's…

    • 200g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated



      Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

    • 2 tbsp crème fraîche
    • 2 eggs, beaten



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

    • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
    • 6 slices sourdough bread or German rye bread


    1. Put the onions, sugar and vinegar into a large pan on a low heat. Cook for about 25 mins, stirring now and again, until gloopy and sticky. Cool. Mix together the cheeses, crème fraîche, eggs and mustard with some seasoning, then chill.

    2. To serve, heat the grill, lightly toast the bread and cut each slice into chunks. Put onto a baking sheet, spread a tsp of chutney on each chunk, then pile on the rarebit mixture – as much as the little squares can hold. Grill for 3-5 mins until golden brown and bubbling.

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    Comments, questions and tips

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    2nd Dec, 2010
    What kind of "Seasoning" and how much?
    1st Apr, 2009
    Made these for a dinner party and everyone loved them - great recipe. Had lots of the cheese mixture left over though
    3rd Mar, 2009
    Absolutely scrumptous - everyone loved this and kept asking for more!
    29th Dec, 2008
    I used chedder instead of stilton... it turned out super yummy!!!
    23rd Dec, 2008
    Really lovely made on Saturday for family dinner, making again on xmas day.Used my own homemade chuntney and found the mixture went a long way , gorgeous.


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