Special Toad in the Hole
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: UK
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Serves: Serves 4
 
This sounds like a great Recipe to warm you up, a little bit different from the normal Toad in the Hole, and one to share with family and friends.
Ingredients
  • For the Batter:
  • 125g plain flour
  • 2 eggs - free range
  • 250ml whole milk
  • For the Filling:
  • 12 sausages (Organic Chipolatas if poss)
  • 6 rashers bacon, halved lengthways
  • 2 leeks, scored to the centre lengthways and cut into thin ribbons
  • 100ml white wine
  • 100g frozen peas
  • For the gravy:
  • 1 leek, scored to the centre lengthways and sliced into ribbons
  • 20g butter
  • 20g plain flour
  • 250ml red wine
  • 1tbspn wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tspn balsamic vinegar
  • 300ml beef stock
Method
  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 6. Wrap the sausages in bacon and bake in a dish for 25 minutes until lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, make a well in the centre of the flour and break in the eggs, then beat together.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk, season well and set the batter mixture aside.
  4. Fry the sliced leeks for the filling with a little oil until soft, then pour in the white wine and allow to reduce completely. Remove from the heat, stir through the frozen peas, season well and set aside.
  5. Take the sausages out of the oven, turn them over and arrange the leek mixture around the dish, being sure to leave plenty of space for the batter to puff up. Pour the batter over them and bake for about 30-35 minutes.
  6. To make the Gravy:
  7. Soften the leeks in a frying pan in butter. Sprinkle in the flour and add the red wine gradually, stirring all the time. Whisk in the mustard, balsamic vinegar and stock, then reduce until thickened. Taste for
  8. seasoning.
  9. When the Toad in the Hole is golden and has puffed up in places, remove from the oven and cut into pieces to be served with the gravy.
Recipe by www.sharingourfoodadventures.com at https://sharingourfoodadventures.com/chilly-day-recipes/