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Toad in the hole

  • for 2 people
  • Ready in about 35 minutes
  • Easy
Give yourself a treat with this hearty British classic. For a veggie alternative, use Quorn sausages, veggie gravy, and omit the bacon.

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INGREDIENTS

2 tbsps olive oil
4 rashers smoked streaky bacon
4 pork sausages
125g dry batter mix
1 medium free-range egg
200ml water
A handful of vine-ripened cherry tomatoes
A few rosemary leaves
A jar of ready-made onion gravy

METHOD

1. Pour 1 tbsp olive oil into a 1.5-litre shallow roasting tin and preheat in the oven at 220°C/fan200°C/gas 7.
2. Meanwhile, wrap 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon around 4 pork sausages. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan and cook the sausages for 5 minutes, until browned on all sides.
3. Gradually mix the dry batter mix with 1 egg and 200ml water in a bowl. Arrange the browned sausages in the preheated dish and pour the batter around them. Dot the batter with a handful of vine-ripened cherry tomatoes and a few rosemary leaves and return to the oven for 20-25 minutes, until risen and browned.
4. Warm the onion gravy in a pan or in a dish in the microwave to serve alongside.

  • For a veggie alternative, use Quorn sausages, veggie gravy, and omit the bacon.

From November 2008

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