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Toad-in the-hole with tomato and onion gravy

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Served with a rich tomato and onion gravy, this toad in the hole recipe is an absolute classic the family are sure to love.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time50 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 30 mins resting time)


  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 3 Coles Brand Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tbsp Coles Brand Dijon Mustard
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • 8 Farm Foods Outback Spirit Sausages
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 x 160g pkts Masterfoods Traditional Gravy
  • 2 tbsp tomato chutney
  • Steamed green beans, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 230°C. Place the flour, eggs, milk, mustard and a pinch of salt in a food processor. Process until smooth. Season. Pour into a jug and set aside for 30 mins to rest.
  2. Step 2

    Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook the sausages, in batches, for 5 mins or until browned all over. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Step 3

    Heat a 16cm x 26cm base measurement slab pan in the oven for 5 mins. Carefully pour in the vegetable oil. Heat the oil in oven for 2-3 mins. Carefully add sausages to the oil and pour over batter. Sprinkle with rosemary and 3 tsp of the thyme leaves. Bake in oven for 25-30 mins or until puffed and golden.
  4. Step 4

    Meanwhile, heat the remaining 2 tsp olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 10 mins or until lightly caramelised. Add the gravy, ¼ cup (60ml) water, tomato chutney and remaining thyme leaves. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until heated through. Season.
  5. Step 5

    Serve the toad-in-the-hole with the gravy and beans.