Farleigh Wallop, Montgomery Cheddar and Aubergine Bake

5 March 2014 — Dinner, Lunch

Cheddar and Aubergine Bake


Serves 4

Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 35 minutes
Suitable for vegetarians
Suitable for freezing

25g (1oz) butter
25g (1oz) plain flour
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
50g (2oz) Montgomery Cheddar, grated
1 tsp wholegrain mustard
440g jar tomato pasta sauce
2 medium aubergines, sliced
4 large tomatoes, sliced
1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary or thyme
100g (4oz) Farleigh Wallop goat’s cheese, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

How to make it

This simple layered vegetarian Cheddar and Aubergine Bake makes the most of fabulous Farleigh Wallop goat’s cheese and mighty Montgomery Cheddar.


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / fan oven 160°C / Gas Mark 4. Grease a large baking dish with 1 tsp butter.

2. Put the remaining butter into a non-stick saucepan with the flour and milk. Bring to the boil, stirring constantly with a small whisk to make a smooth sauce. Remove from the heat and add the Cheddar and mustard, stirring until melted. Season.

3. In a large baking dish, arrange layers of half the pasta sauce, half the aubergine slices and half the tomatoes Sprinkle with the rosemary or thyme and a little salt and pepper, then repeat the layers. Pour the cheese sauce on top, then arrange the Farleigh Wallop goat’s cheese over the surface.

4. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until golden brown.

Cook’s tip: Finish off the Cheddar and Aubergine Bake with more grated Cheddar instead of goat’s cheese, if you prefer.

(Courtesy of the British Cheese Board)

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