Welsh rarebit

This cheesy delight is a Welsh favourite


This warm, cheesy delight is a Welsh favourite. It is also known as Welsh rabbit or Caws Pobi in Welsh!


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 225g / 8oz low-fat grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of low-fat margarine
  • 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 level teaspoon of dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons of plain, white flour
  • 4 tablespoons of semi-skimmed milk
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices of wholegrain bread, toasted on 1 side only

Method

  1. Put the cheese, flour, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, margarine and pepper into a saucepan
  2. Mix well and then add the milk to moisten. Do not make it too wet
  3. Stir over a gentle heat until all is melted, and when it is a slightly thick paste, stop stirring, and swivel it around the saucepan, which it will do quite easily
  4. Leave to cool a little, and meanwhile toast the bread on one side only
  5. Spread the rarebit over the untoasted side and brown under a hot grill
  6. This mixture can be made and kept in the refrigerator for several days if required

Serving Suggestions

Serve this dish with a light and crispy side salad

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Welsh rarebit

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

Utensils Needed

Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1197kj
286kcal
14%
Fat
13.3g
19%
Saturates
6.5g
32%
Sugars
2.1g
2%
Salt
1.5g
25%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (118g)
Energy1014Kj 1197Kj
242Kcal 286Kcal
Fat11.3g 13.3g
(of which saturates)5.5g 6.5g
Carbohydrate14.7g 17.3g
(of which sugars)1.8g 2.1g
Fibre2.2g 2.7g
Protein19.3g 22.8g
Salt1.3g 1.5g

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