VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 4 slices white bread, toasted
- 12 bacon strips, cooked and drained
- 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
- In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low; add the Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, pepper, paprika and cheese. Cook and stir until cheese is melted.
- Place toast on plates; top each piece with three bacon strips, two slices of tomato and cheese sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tomato-Bacon Rarebit in Country Pork 1996, p31