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Posted on 05/03/2006, 08:41 by Vee
Vegetable Toad-in-the-hole

serves 4

Batter
100gm/3 1/2oz cup plain flour
2 eggs beaten
200ml/7floz milk
2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
2 tbsp vegetable oil

Filling
2tbsp butter
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, cut into eight
75g/2 3/4 oz baby carrots, halved lengthwise
50gm/1 3/4 oz green beans
50gm/1 3/4 oz canned sweetcorn, drained
2 tomatoes, seeded and cut into chunks
1 tsp wholegrain mustard
1 tbsp chopped mixed herbs
salt and pepper


make the batter - sieve the flour and pinch of salt into a large bowl.
beat in the eggs and milk to make a batter
stir in the mustard and leave to stand
pour the oil into a shallow ovenproof dish and heat in a preheated oven 200 degrees/gas mark 6 for 10 minutes
to make the filling - melt the butter in a frying pan and saute the garlic and onion for 2 minutes, stirring
cook the carrots and beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 7 minutes or until tender - drain well
Add the sweetcorn and tomato to the frying pan with the mustard and herbs
season well and add the carrots and beans
remove the dish from the oven and pour in the batter
spoon the vegetables into the centre
return to the oven and cook for 30-35 minutes until the batter has risen and set
serve vegetable toad-in-the-hole immediately