Welsh Rarebit

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By Nancy Lopez
from Amarillo, TX

When growing up my grandmother would make Welsh Rarebit for the grandkids. This is the closest I could come to her recipe as she never wrote her recipes down. She would serve fresh sliced tomatoes from her garden along with fried bacon.

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top


  •   2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  •   2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  •   2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  •   2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  •   1 tsp
  •   1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  •   1/2 c
  •   3/4 c
    heavy cream
  •   6 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded (1.5 cups)
  •   2 dash(es)
    hot sauce
  •   4 slice
    bread, toasted

How To Make

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt the butter and whisk in the flour to make a roux. Cook, whisking constantly for 2 to 3 minutes, being careful not to brown the flour.
  • 2
    Whisk in mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper until smooth.
  • 3
    Add beer and whisk to combine.
  • 4
    Pour in the heavy cream and whisk until well combined and smooth.
  • 5
    Gradually add cheese, stirring constantly, until cheese melts and sauce is smooth. This will take 4 to 5 minutes on low heat.
  • 6
    Add hot sauce. Pour over toast and serve immediately.

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