Welsh Rarebit

For an added touch, pour a small amount of beer around the edges of the toast before dipping into the cheese.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf bread, cubed and toasted
  • 1 lb. aged Cheddar cheese, finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1½ cups beer
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the beer and warm, making sure it doesn’t boil. When the beer is warm, add the cheese, a handful at a time. Stir the cheese continually in a sideways figure eight pattern. Wait until the cheese is completely melted before adding more. Don’t allow the fondue mixture to come to a boil.
  • When the cheese is melted, turn up the heat until it is just bubbling and starting to thicken. Stir in the cayenne, dry mustard, and salt. Transfer to a fondue pot and set on the burner. Serve with the toasted bread cubes for dipping.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf bread, cubed and toasted
  • 1 lb. aged Cheddar cheese, finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1½ cups beer
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the beer and warm, making sure it doesn’t boil. When the beer is warm, add the cheese, a handful at a time. Stir the cheese continually in a sideways figure eight pattern. Wait until the cheese is completely melted before adding more. Don’t allow the fondue mixture to come to a boil.
  • When the cheese is melted, turn up the heat until it is just bubbling and starting to thicken. Stir in the cayenne, dry mustard, and salt. Transfer to a fondue pot and set on the burner. Serve with the toasted bread cubes for dipping.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories300
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium570mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein14g