• 4 thick slices crusty baton bread
  • 10 g unsalted English butter by Sainsbury's
  • 10 g plain flour
  • 60 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1.5 tbsp Taste the Difference India pale ale, optional
  • 100 g mild British Cheddar by Sainsbury's, grated
  • 0.5 tbsp wholegrain mustard by Sainsbury's
  • 1 medium British freerange Woodland egg by Sainsbury's, beaten
  • 4 slices Parma ham by Sainsbury's
  • 120 g bag baby leaf bistro salad by Sainsbury's, to serve


  1. 1

    Preheat the grill to medium-high. Grill the bread slices until lightly golden on both sides, then set aside.

  2. 2

    Over a low heat, gently melt the butter in a saucepan, then add the flour and stir briskly for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and gradually add the milk, stirring all the time until smooth and creamy. Return to the heat, bring to the boil and stir for a further minute. Stir in the ale, cheese and mustard. Remove from the heat and stir in the beaten egg.

  3. 3

    Lay half a slice of Parma ham on each bread slice then top with a spoonful of the cheese mixture. Put on a baking tray; grill for 3-4 minutes. Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve with the salad.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 967kj 231kcal 12%
  • Fat 14.2g 20%
  • Saturates 7.8g 39%
  • Sugars 1.8g 2%
  • Salt 1.6g 27%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 821kj/196kcal

Each serving provides

8.1g carbohydrate 0.6g fibre 13.2g protein

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