Jamie Oliver’s ploughman’s nachos

Flavoured butter, melty cheese & zingy pickled onions. Smashed up, these tasty bites make particularly good croutons for soup, or form the base of a fantastic ploughman’s salad with crunchy lettuce and cress.

Jamie oliver ploughman's nachos
David Loftus



60g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
1 tablespoon HP Sauce
1/2 a loaf of seeded bread
60g mature Cheddar cheese
6 pickled onions

1.  Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4. Fork up the butter and beat with the HP Sauce. Slice the bread as finely as you can, spread with the flavoured butter, and place on a couple of large baking trays in a single layer. Very finely grate over the Cheddar, then bake for 10 minutes, or until golden and crisp. Finely slice the pickled onions and separate into rings, then scatter over the hot toasts.

2. Delicious served with sliced apple and a glass of chilled cider.


302 kcal; 16.7g fat (8g saturated); 9.4g protein; 30.7g carbs; 3.7g sugars; 1g salt; 4.4g fibre 

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