Gourmet Toasties

Stuffed with delicious fillings and oozing with cheese, GH Nutrition’s  top toastie recipes are the ultimate comfort food.  

Serve as a snack, for lunch or a quick midweek dinner that the whole family will love.

PEAR AND BLUE CHEESE WITH QUINCE PASTE AND ROCKET

Serves 1

Ingredients
2 slices of fresh bread, sliced thick
1/2 pear, thinly sliced
Blue cheese, enough to cover one slice of bread, the more generous the better
Quince paste
Small handful of rocket

To make
Preheat sandwich toaster.  Spray with olive oil.  
Spread quince paste onto one slice of bread and blue cheese on the other.
Top the blue cheese with the pear and rocket.  Add the slice of bread with the quince paste, facing down.  
Place in the sandwich toaster and cook until ready and the cheese is bubbly away. 
 

CORNED BEEF WITH BRIE, SAUERKRAUT AND PICKLES

Serves 1

Ingredients
2 slices of fresh bread, sliced thick
2 slices of thinly shaved corned beef
Brie cheese, enough to cover one slice of bread
Sauerkraut
Pickles

To make
Preheat sandwich toaster.  Spray with olive oil.  
Spread a generous amount of sauerkraut on one slice of bread. Top with the corned beef, brie cheese and pickles.  
Add the other slice of bread and place in the sandwich toaster.  Cook until ready and the cheese is bubbly away.  

TURKEY AND CRANBERRY WITH BRIE AND ROCKET

Serves 1

Ingredients
2 slices of fresh bread, sliced thick
2 slices of thinly shaved turkey
Brie cheese, enough to cover one slice of bread
Cranberry sauce
Small handful of rocket

To make
Preheat sandwich toaster.  Spray with olive oil.  
Spread a generous amount of cranberry sauce on one slice of bread. Top with the turkey, brie cheese and rocket.  
Add the other slice of bread and place in the sandwich toaster.  Cook until ready and the cheese is bubbly away.  

BAKED BEANS WITH BRIE CHEESE

Serves 1

Ingredients
2 slices of fresh bread, sliced thick
1 small tin baked beans
Brie cheese, enough to cover one slice of bread

To make
Preheat sandwich toaster.  Spray with olive oil.  
Spread a generous amount of baked beans on one slice of bread. Top with the brie cheese.  
Add the other slice of bread and place in the sandwich toaster.  Cook until ready and the cheese is bubbly away.  

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