Buck rarebit

Buck rarebit
  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 4mins
  • Cook: 12mins

Warming and flavoursome, this comfort food is sure to be popular with the family and is suitable for vegetarians.

Ingredients

  • 150ml (1/4 pint) milk
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 25g (1oz) butter
  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) Cheddar, grated
  • a dash of vinegar
  • 400g can baked beans
  • 2 large British Lion eggs
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Place the milk, flour, mustard and butter in a medium pan. Whisk together with a balloon whisk and slowly bring to the boil, whisking until the mixture boils and thickens. Simmer for 1 minute. Stir in half the cheese and season to taste. Set aside.
  2. Fill a large frying pan with salted water, add the vinegar and bring to the boil.
  3. Meanwhile put the beans in a pan and gently heat for 2-3 minutes or until piping hot.
  4. Poach the eggs in the simmering water for 3-5 minutes until cooked to your liking.
  5. Meanwhile toast the bread on both sides under a hot grill. Arrange the toast on two heatproof serving plates. Top with the baked beans and place a poached egg on top of each. Spoon over the cheese sauce and sprinkle over the remaining cheese. Place each plate under the grill and cook for 1 minute until golden.
Nutritional information, per serving:
Calories Carbs Protein Fat Saturates Salt
607 60.9g 31.5g 28.3g 14.7g 4.6g

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