Chantenay Toad In The Hole

Recipe and image courtesy of Chantenay.

Chantenay Toad In The Hole:

Chantenay Toad In The Hole. Hello friends. Happy Sunday. So how are you today? I am off to work in few minutes, therefore I am leaving you this tasty recipe with you today. Chantenay Toad In The Hole, anyone? So tasty. Great for a mid-week meal.

Chantenay Toad in the Hole is a delightful variation of the traditional British comfort dish, “Toad in the Hole.” This unique take on the classic recipe features Chantenay carrots, a smaller, sweeter variety known for their exceptional flavour and vibrant orange hue.

Instead of traditional sausages, Chantenay Toad in the Hole incorporates these petite carrots, which are roasted to caramelised perfection, creating a natural sweetness and a satisfying crunch. The batter, a mixture of eggs, flour, and milk, water, dried herbs, and salt forms a light and airy crust that envelops the roasted carrots, creating a mouthwatering combination of textures and flavours.

How To Make Chantenay Toad In The Hole:

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, Chantenay Toad In The Hole Ingredients.
  • Secondly, Chantenay Toad In The Hole Method.
  • Thirdly, Other Post Ideas.

Toad in the hole is such a classic comfort food and today I am sharing a recipe with a vegetable twist. A tasty toad in the hole with the vegetables hidden inside rather than on the side, how cool? Therefore making it all the more tastier too.

Certainly more colourful, Don’t you think? A great idea to add more vegetables to your diet, too.

This innovative dish not only pays homage to the beloved tradition of Toad in the Hole but also introduces a delightful twist that’s sure to tantalise the taste buds and leave diners craving more of its unique, savory-sweet goodness.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes resting

Cooking time: 20 minutes

You’ll Need:

For The Batter:

  • 125g plain flour
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150ml milk
  • 150ml water
  • 2tsp dried herbs
  • 1tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 250g Chantenay, whole & unpeeled
  • 8 fat sausages

Chantenay Toad In The Hole Method:

What To Do:

  1. Firstly, make the batter by adding all the first 6 ingredients to a food processor and pulse until smooth. The batter should be the consistency of single cream. Leave to rest for 30 minutes.
  2. Whilst the batter is resting, preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan, gas 7.
  3. When the oven is hot add the oil to a large roasting tin and put it in the oven to heat for 5 minutes. It is important that the tin is large as the batter will rise better if it has plenty of room to grow.
  4. When the oil is really hot add the Chantenay and the sausages and roast for 10 minutes.
  5. Take the tin out of the oven and gently pour the batter around the Chantenay and sausages, you may find this easier if you transfer the batter to a jug that pours reliably.
  6. The secret to a good toad in the hole is keeping everything really hot so get the pan back into the oven as quickly as possible. After 20-25 minutes the batter should be beautifully puffed up and golden brown.
  7. Last but not least, serve immediately with plenty of buttered cabbage.

Quicker Batter Ideas: For an even quicker batter just buy one off the shelf and make according to pack instructions rather than making your own up and you can pick up a gluten free one if you want to make this wheat free too.

Make Up In The Morning: If you are short on time and you want to make your own batter up, it is also probably a good idea to make the batter up in a morning and keep in your fridge.

Chantenay Toad In The Hole

Chantenay Toad In The Hole: Classic Comfort Food:

Customise It Too Gluten Free: We use to love making toad in the holes up for dinner until my Daughter got diagnosed with coeliac disease. I must start making it again with gluten free sausages and gluten-free flour because this makes a great dinner idea.

Maybe you would like to try a gluten free version too? Just change your flour and check the sausages are gluten free and your good to go.

So what do you think of this Chantenay Toad In The Hole recipe? Fancy making one for dinner next week? Besides being a great meal idea it hides the carrots in nicely from the children too.

Win, win. Even better you can add veggies to the meal too for more vitimins.

Updated Post. First published here 28th September 2018. Recipe and image courtesy of Chantenay.

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  1. 5 February 2022 / 17:29

    Looks wonderful . I definitely will be making this. I am happy to feature your lovely dish at Love Your Creativity on Sunday.

    • 6 February 2022 / 19:21

      Thanks so much for stopping by and the feature.

  2. Alex Newton
    20 April 2020 / 18:58

    I love finding new ways of hiding the veggies
    Toad in the hole is a family favourite. #MMBC

  3. 20 April 2020 / 12:59

    What a fantastic idea to put the veggies in it instead of on the side. I think I am going to have to give this a try. It looks so tasty x

    • 20 April 2020 / 15:27

      Thanks for stopping by Kim. Let us know how it goes.

  4. 1 October 2018 / 13:51

    Toad in the hole is one of our favourites and we all love carrots too, I’ve never thought of putting the both together though, great idea.

  5. 30 September 2018 / 11:25

    Oh I love toad in the hole! I’ve never really thought of adding chantenay carrots though, I bet that works really well together.
    One of the best things about autumn is warming meals like this.

    Thanks ever so much for sharing with #MMBC. x

    • 1 October 2018 / 08:21

      Thanks Jayne. I love meals like this thought Autumn too.

  6. LydiaF1963
    28 September 2018 / 20:11

    Any type of sausage with eggs is a winner in my book! I’m guessing I could substitute some other carrot for the chantenays (I wouldn’t have a choice, haha) Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at Creatively Crafty #ccbg.

    • 29 September 2018 / 07:36

      Thanks for stopping by. Sound good.

  7. passion fruit, paws and peonies
    28 September 2018 / 08:39

    What a great idea. This is a recipe I was brought up with. Love the addition of carrots! xx Maria

    • 29 September 2018 / 07:34

      Thanks Maria. We use to have this regular too when I was growing up.