Westminster's Welsh Rarebit

Smothered in a deliciously thick and tasty cheese sauce, Welsh rarebit is so much more than the staple cheese on toast. It’s cheese on toast with attitude, laced with a punchy kick! This comforting and significant meal is perfect for mornings, midday and even suppertime snacking.

This British dish is super-easy and quick to make, it only takes 15 minutes in total. If you love melted cheese, you will love our tweaked version of this traditional, warm, cheesy snack!


Westminster’s Welsh Rarebit

Prep & Cook Time: 15 mins                              Skill Level: Easy                             Serves: 6

Ingredients needed:

  • 11oz grated Westminster Sharp English Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons of beer or milk, the choice is yours!
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of English mustard
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 12 thick slices of wholemeal bread

Let's get cooking:

  1. Preheat the grill to high
  2. Set aside 1 heaped tablespoon of grated Westminster Sharp English Cheddar, you’ll need this
  3. Lightly beat the egg and mix in the remaining Westminster Sharp English Cheddar together
    with the beer or milk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and cayenne pepper
  4. Toast the bread on both sides, turning over to make sure the slices are grilled evenly
  5. Remove from the grill and spread the cheese mixture on top. Before returning, sprinkle on the
    reserved Westminster Sharp English Cheddar
  6. Grill until the cheese has melted and is golden brown
  7. Divide on to plates and drizzle Worcestershire sauce on top
  8. Indulge!

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