Spring Onion & Cheddar Pizza Toasts

Spring Onion & Cheddar Pizza Toasts
  • Time 1.5 hour preparation – 20 mins cooking minutes
  • Serves 4 or more
  • Easy
Pizza Toast With Charred Onions
        • 225g/ Strong white flour, plain will work for this recipe too, plus extra for dusting
        • 120g 1833 Cheddar-Grated
        • 1 x 7g/¾oz sachet of fast-action dried yeast
        • 2 x tsp flake Dorset Sea salt
        • 500ml milk
        • 1x tsp sugar
        • 25ml warm water
        • Bunch of spring onions
        • Fresh chives chopped
        • 50g Butter
      1. This is a simple and exceptionally cheap dish for lunch or supper.
      2. First make the pizza dough or white bread dough. To make the dough, sift the flour into a large bowl and stir in the yeast. Mix the sea salt and milk with the water and stir into the flour. Mix with a large wooden spoon until the dough comes together and forms a soft, spongy ball.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead it for five minutes until smooth. Place the dough into a bowl, cover with lightly oiled cling film and leave it for about an hour in a warm place or until it has doubled in size.Now take a skillet and add a knob o butter, take your cleaned spring onions and char in the pan for 5 min and then remove. 
      3. Next the cheese sauce - Pour 500ml milk into a large saucepan and add 4 tbsp plain flour and 50g butter. Turn on the heat to medium and start to whisk the mixture. Whisk for another 2 mins while the sauce bubbles then stir in 100g grated vintage cheddar cheese and allow to thicken.
      4. Carefully roll the dough in to sliced bread sized pieces, turn up the edges now add a serving spoon of cheese sauce, the spring onions and a dusting of grated cheddar cheese. Place in a the oven at 190c for 20min or until golden and crispy. Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve with a light salad.