Sausage, gherkin & pickled onion toad-in-the-hole

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

Sausages don't come much better than in toad-in-the-hole. In this easy version, they're served with gherkins and pickled onions for the ultimate comfort food

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 552
  • fat 30g
  • saturates 11g
  • carbs 44g
  • sugars 11g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 22g
  • salt 1.6g


  • 6 sausages
  • 2 red onions, cut into wedges
  • olive oil
  • 140g plain flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • handful of drained gherkins
  • mini pickled onions


  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the sausages into a small roasting tin with the red onions and some seasoning. Drizzle with olive oil and roast for 10-15 mins, shaking halfway.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk the plain flour with the eggs, milk, English mustard and some seasoning. Pour over the sausage-onion mixture. Scatter the gherkins and mini pickled onions into the mixture and bake for 25 mins.

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