How To Make Ploughman’s Lunch At Home

Ploughman’s Lunch is a very simple and easy British meal, even though it doesn’t sound like that anyone can make. It is a hearty meal filled with bread, ham, vegetables, butter, eggs and cheese. So today, I will tell you how you can make Ploughman’s lunch at home.

This Ploughman’s Lunch is mostly famous in pubs in the United Kingdom. The reason why it is called Ploughman’s Lunch is that it is what ‘a ploughman might eat’ while working on fields. It is very fulfilling and a great lunch option due to its good taste, great ingredients and simple preparation.

For making Ploughman’s Lunch, you need brawn, smoked ham, sourdough bread, boiled eggs, tomatoes, salt and pepper, cultured butter, pickled onion, pickled pear, cloth-bound cheddar, radish, mustard, and cider. Just arrange all the ingredients on a plate and add cider. Season it and serve.

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Ploughman's lunch recipe

Ploughman’s Lunch Recipe

Ploughman's Lunch is a very simple and easy British meal, even though it doesn't sound like that anyone can make. It is a hearty meal filled with bread, ham, vegetables, butter, eggs and cheese. So today, I will tell you how you can make Ploughman's lunch at home.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4 People
Calories 534 kcal

Equipment

  • Plate

Ingredients
  

  • 1 slice Brawn
  • 2 slices Smoked Ham
  • 3 chunks Sourdough Bread
  • 2 boiled Eggs
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 25 g Cultured Butter
  • 2 Pickled Onions
  • 1 Pickled Pear
  • 100 g Cloth-Bound Cheddar
  • 1 Radish
  • A tinge Mustard
  • Cider
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Lay out and arrange all the ingredients on a simple plate. Then, season it with salt, pepper and at last pour as much cider you wish to put on it. Then, serve it.

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Nutrition

Calories: 534kcalCarbohydrates: 76.8gProtein: 26.3gFat: 32.7gCholesterol: 219mgSodium: 1523.2mgFiber: 5.3gSugar: 28.9gVitamin A: 317.7IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 448.9mgIron: 1.8mg
Keyword British, Ploughman’s Lunch Recipe
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  • 1 slice Brawn
  • 2 slices Smoked Ham
  • 3 chunks Sourdough Bread
  • 2 Boiled Eggs
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 25g Cultured Butter
  • 2 Pickled Onion
  • 1 Pickled Pear
  • 100g Cloth-Bound Cheddar
  • 1 Radish (slices)
  • A Tinge Mustard
  • Cider
  • Salt and Pepper (as per taste)

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