Membrillo, chorizo & cheddar toastie

Membrillo, chorizo & cheddar toastie

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 6 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Make a cosy night in even more indulgent with this meltingly good quince paste, spicy sausage and cheese toasted sandwich - the perfect winter pick-me-up

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal1049
  • fat68g
  • saturates20g
  • carbs72g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre3g
  • protein35g
  • salt3.8g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp membrillo (quince paste)
  • 2 thick slices sourdough or good-quality white bread
  • 4-5 thin slices chorizo
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 50g mature cheddar, grated (or another strong, hard or melty cheese leftover from the Christmas cheeseboard)
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 large sage leaves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or rapeseed oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Heat a large frying pan. Spread the membrillo paste over one slice of bread (you might need to mash it first with 1 tsp water if it’s very firm), top with the chorizo and cheese, and sandwich with the other slice. Spread the outside of both pieces of bread with mayo, and press on the sage leaves.

  2. Heat the oil in the pan and cook the toastie for 2-3 mins each side, squashing with a fish slice every now and then, until the bread is crisp and golden and the cheese has melted. Cut in half to serve.

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ldupuy
6th Jan, 2017
3.8
Very good, easy & quick, served with some salad. However, a bit greasy for our tastes: you definitely don't need that much mayo.
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