West Country Vintage Cheddar, Spiced Aubergine and Chutney Sandwich


Serves: 4

Preparation time: 5 – 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes


50g softened butter

250g West Country Vintage Cheddar, sliced

2 medium aubergines, sliced

4 tbsps olive oil

Pinch of chilli flakes

Pinch cumin seeds

1 tsp smoked paprika

Juice of 1 lemon

1 red onion, sliced into rings

Small bag of rocket

8 slices of thick cut granary bread

4 tbsps mango chutney


Heat a griddle pan or heavy frying pan.

  1. Lay the aubergines on a baking tray and sprinkle with the cumin, chilli, paprika, salt and pepper, olive oil and lemon juice.
  2. Transfer the aubergine into the griddle pan and grill on both sides for 2 – 3 minutes, until golden brown.
  3. Transfer back into the baking tray and leave to cool.
  4. Butter the bread and spread 4 slices with the mango chutney.
  5. Layer the cheese, onion, aubergine and rocket onto the slice with the mango chutney and place a buttered slice on top.
  6. Cut in half and serve.