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Catholic Recipe: Monterey Rarebit


  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (1 pound) red kidney beans
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Serve this tasty concoction of beans and cheese on toast for a quick lunch.


Melt butter or margarine in saucepan. Add onion; cook over low heat until tender. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Add milk; stir over low heat until thick and smooth. Add cheese; stir until melted. Add kidney beans; heat thoroughly. Serve on toast. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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