Cheese on Toast

Cheese on Toast

Cheese on toast has never been so good! We use freshly baked bread topped with a variety of cheeses including Cheddar and Stilton, onion, tomatoes & herbs served with a handful of rocket or watercress on the side. You can add a whole host of ingredients for a great taste every time, just choose toppings and cheeses depending on your tastes and grocery supplies.

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Grill Time: 5 mins
  • Ready In: 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 125 g Mature Cheddar Cheese – grated
  • 125 g Stilton or other cheese – thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Onion – thinly sliced
  • 1 Tomato – sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Dill or Thyme
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs if available, chopped and sprinkled on near the end of grilling
  • Two whole slices Homemade Wholemeal Bread (or similar) – thickly sliced
  • Butter or butter substitute for spreading
  • Rocket or Watercress and a Tomato (as a side serving)

Method

  • Pre-heat the grill to a high heat
  • Cut the bread thickly if unsliced
  • Line your grill pan with silver foil to keep it clean and to collect cheese that may run
  • Lay your sliced bread on top of the grill pan and place under the grill close to the heat source.¬†Grill for approx. 4 mins until golden brown on the upper side, keeping an eye on it to ensure it does not burn
  • Remove the grill pan, turn the bread over and butter the edges of each slice, (this prevents burning).
  • Place the cheese, onion & tomato (or other toppings) on top of the bread slices as desired. The aim is that the whole surface of the bread is covered with either cheese or vegetables and that the cheese runs and bubbles.
  • Sprinkle oregano onto the tomato if desired and parsley or dill if liked
  • Sprinkle the seasoning onto the cheese
  • Place back under the grill for approx 4 mins so that the cheese melts evenly
  • Serve with rocket or watercress and a tomato on the side and a crack of black pepper if desired

Top Tips

  • If the bread starts to burn after the initial grilling, add a little more cheese or lightly wrap a little silver foil on the overcooked areas
  • Use foil to stop the cheese burning the grill pan
  • Mustard can be added to the cheese if wanted
  • A little sliced ham or similar can transform the snack into a heartier meal
  • You can grill your bread to the softness or hardness required, either lightly toasted or crunchy which we prefer – it is better to brown the bread under the grill so that only one side is fully browned and the 2nd side then melts the cheese etc as you grill it

Recommended Equipment

  • Grill pan
  • Silver foil
  • Metal spatula