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Toad in the Hole

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 40 mins

Serves 4

Toad in the Hole is a traditional English dish of sausages cooked in a Yorkshire pudding batter. Our version replaces the butter with oiive oil and adds grainy mustard and onion quarters to the batter.


  • 8 chicken or turkey sausage links (about 1 lb. total)
  • 2 onions, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat milk

Nutrition Information

  • calories 411
  • fat 20 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • protein 30 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 197 mg
  • sodium 1355 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 475ºF. Place sausages and onions in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish and toss with oil. Bake until lightly browned, turning once, about 10 minutes.

  2. While sausages are baking, whisk flour and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together eggs, mustard and milk in a large measuring cup, add to flour mixture; whisk until smooth. Carefully pour batter into baking dish with sausages and continue to bake until puffed and golden, about 30 minutes longer. Let stand 5 minutes and serve.