Cheese, Ham and Tomato Croustades….

Cheese, Ham and Tomato Croustades….

Makes 12


  • 100g sliced or grated Cathedral City Mature
  • 12 medium slices of bread, white or brown
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 100g smoked ham, diced
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped chives
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 6, 400ºF, 200ºC (Fan-assisted180ºC). 
  2. Cut 9cm circles out of the bread slices (or large enough to fit into a 12-hole bun tin). 
  3. Mix the melted butter and mustard. 
  4. Brush this mixture over the bread circles. 
  5. Bake for 10 minutes until golden and crisp. 
  6. Divide the ham and Cathedral City over the bread bases. 
  7. Top with the cherry tomatoes and sprinkle with the chives and black pepper. 
  8. Return the tin to the oven for a further 5 minutes, until the cheese has melted and the tomatoes are soft. 
  9. Serve warm.

Recipe and photo credits-  Cathedral City

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