Tea Girl's Note:
A new take on the traditional Welsh rarebit with Welsh ingredients. Based on this recipe: http://www.visitwales.co.uk/about-wales-guide-to-wales-culture-people-and-language/food/welsh-recipes/food-old/#2 Serve with rocket salad.
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- 4 large portabella mushrooms
- 6 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 30 g butter
- 30 g plain flour
- 200 ml milk
- 100 g teifi cheese (for example Beemster) or 100 g good quality gouda cheese (for example Beemster)
- 100 ml cwrw idris ale or 100 ml other good quality bitter ale
- 2 teaspoons mustard powder
- salt and pepper
- 1Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/Gas mark 6.
- 2Prepare the mushrooms, wipe with damp kitchen towel and remove the centre stalk.
- 3Place the mushrooms, olive oil and garlic in an oven proof dish and leave to marinade for 30 minutes, can do longer if you want to do this ahead of time.
- 4Make a roux with the flour and butter and cook over a low heat for 30 seconds.
- 5Remove from the heat and whisk in the milk and beer.
- 6Stir over a low heat until mixture reaches boiling point, reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
- 7Add the mustard and most of the cheese and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
- 8Meanwhile roast the mushrooms for about 10 minutes until beginning to soften. Remove from the oven and top with the rarebit topping, sprinkling over the remaining cheese.
- 9Heat the grill to medium setting and grill until golden brown. Serve as is or good toasted bread with salad.
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Nutritional Facts for Mushrooms and Teifi Rarebit
Serving Size: 1 (496 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 535.3
- Calories from Fat 314
- Total Fat 34.9 g
- Saturated Fat 11.6 g
- Cholesterol 38.8 mg
- Sodium 339.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 26.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 2.2 g
- Protein 11.0 g