Leek and Cheese Rarebit

Quick and easy for when you're on the go

30 minutes

Serves 4

What you'll need…

  • 1 loaf ciabatta or sourdough
  • 2 medium leeks
  • 55g butter
  • 25g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 150ml milk
  • 110g cheese (cheddar or goats cheese)
  • Salt and Pepper
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The method

1

Slice your bread into 2cm slices. Place into a hot oven for 5-8 minutes to crisp up. In the meantime, slice your leeks.

2

Melt the butter over a medium heat and add the leeks. Cook for a couple of minutes until they are soft.

3

Stir in the mustard powder and flour, it should become very thick. Then add in the milk, constantly stirring to make a thick sauce. Continue to cook the sauce for a few minutes.

4

Stir in your chosen cheese until melted and season to your liking.

5

Spoon the leek mixture onto your bread, brown under the grill and serve. Enjoy!

6

Recipe inspired by The Spruce Eats

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