Savoury Crumble Topping

A  savoury crumble topping for vegetable crumbles which can turn a hearty stew into a sumptuous main course

 


100g plain wholemeal flour

70g oats

110g butter or margarine

Mixed herbs

A large handful of roughly chopped nuts

2 tablespoons of mixed seeds, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower

110g grated cheese – optional

Put the flour into a large bowl.

Cut the butter into chunks and rub it into the flour with your fingertips.

When it looks like breadcrumbs add nuts and/or seeds plus seasoning and herbs to taste.

Add in grated cheese, if using.

Stir well and add to the dish before placing in the oven – cook till crisp and starting to brown.

Alternatively the mixture can be frozen until required.

Method

Put the flour into a large bowl.

Cut the butter into chunks and rub it into the flour with your fingertips.

When it looks like breadcrumbs add nuts and/or seeds plus seasoning and herbs to taste.

Add in grated cheese, if using.

Stir well and add to the dish before placing in the oven – cook till crisp and starting to brown.

Alternatively the mixture can be frozen until required.

Ingredients

100g plain wholemeal flour

70g oats

110g butter or margarine

Mixed herbs

A large handful of roughly chopped nuts

2 tablespoons of mixed seeds, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower

110g grated cheese – optional

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