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Potted Cheese

  • Ready in:
  • 20 minutes plus time to chill
  • Serves:
  • 6 - 8
  • Complexity:
  • very easy
  • Leftover cheese

    Leftover cheese

  • Soften onion and add evaporated milk

    Soften onion and add evaporated milk

  • Grated cheese

    Grated cheese

  • Mix well

    Mix well


  • 225g grated cheese (chop up cheeses that are hard to grate i.e Brie/Camembert)
  • 170g (small tin) evaporated milk
  • 1 very small onion or 3 spring onions finely diced
  • 1 tsp chopped chives
  • pinch of mustard powder
  • pepper
  • a little oil or butter for fying the onion
  • Method

    Heat a small knob of butter or splash of oil in a saucepan and soften the chopped onion

    Pour in the evaporated milk

    Add the grated cheese, mustard powder and a little ground pepper

    Stir well until the cheese has melted

    Stir in the chopped chives

    Pour into ramekins and leave to set in the fridge

    Eat spread on toast or with a baked potato

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