Elsie's Welsh Rarebit

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    lb hard hoop cheese (2 cups) or 1/2 lb extra-sharp cheddar cheese (2 cups)
  • 3
    large eggs, separated
  • 1
    teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 12
    teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 4
    slices rustic bread, lightly toasted (1/2-inch thick, pain de campagne)

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • In a bowl, combine the cheese, egg yolks, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and horseradish; set aside.
  • Whip the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks.
  • Add 1/3 of the egg whites to the cheese mixture and stir to combine.
  • Fold in the remaining egg whites.
  • Put the bread slices in a baking dish; spread the cheese mixture over them.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is puffy and bubbly-brown around the edges.