Leek and Pear English Rarebit

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

For a quick and tasty snack try this tasty version of a traditional British bread and cheese dish.

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  1. Lightly toast the bread on both sides.
  2. Melt the butter in a small pan. Add the leek and cook gently, stirring now and then, for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the pear and sage and cook for 1 minute. Set aside.
  4. In another saucepan, put the cheese, egg yolk, mustard and stout. Stir over a gentle heat until the cheese melts and forms a creamy mixture. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  5. Preheat the broiler.
  6. Divide the leek and pear mixture on top of the toast and then pour over the cheese sauce.
  7. Broil under a hot broiler until bubbling and brown. Serve at once.