Toad In The Hole Recipe With Roast Red Onions

Toad in the hole with roast red onions

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This classic toad in the hole recipe includes roast red onions and homemade gravy. It's easy to make and on the table in less than an hour





  • pork sausages 8
  • red onions 2, peeled and cut into wedges
  • rapeseed or other cooking oil
  • plain flour 150g
  • eggs 3
  • milk 200ml
  • rosemary needles chopped to make 1 tbsp


  • onion 1 large
  • plain flour 2 tsp
  • beef stock 500ml
  • red wine a splash, (optional)
  • redcurrant jelly 2 tsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put the sausages and onions in an ovenproof pan, drizzle over some oil and cook on the hob, turning until golden.

  • Step 2

    Put the flour in a bowl with 1 tsp of salt. Gradually whisk in the eggs and milk to make a batter, then stir in the rosemary. Add 2 tbsp oil to the sausage pan and put the pan in the oven for 5 minutes. Take out and pour over the batter. Put the pan back for 30 minutes.

  • Step 3

    To make the gravy, peel the onion then grate on the rough side of a box grater. Heat a knob of butter in a pan then cook the onion, until golden. Add the flour then stir until it turns straw coloured. Stir in the stock and wine then simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in the jelly. Serve the toad with gravy and greens.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 604
  • Fat 32.3g
  • Saturates 10.1g
  • Carbs 51.1g
  • Sugars 13.5g
  • Fibre 7.2g
  • Protein 23.5g
  • Salt 2.71g