Recipe

Cheesy sausage and batter bake

Kids love this cheesy sausage bake which is quick and easy to prepare.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Cheesy sausage and batter bake
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped herbs
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 red onion, halved and sliced
  • 6 large sausages
  • fresh rosemary
  • 1 bunch silverbeet
  • 30 gram butter
  • squeeze of lemon
  • sprinkle of fresh nutmeg
  • sea salt and cracked pepper

Method

Cheesy sausage and batter bake
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • 2
    Whisk together eggs, milk, flour, cheese, herbs and mustard. Season well and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat the oil in a large, oven- proof frying pan and saute the onion and sausages over a gentle heat for 8-10 minutes until golden and nearly cooked.
  • 4
    Using tongs, cut each sausage into 4. While the pan is still hot, carefully pour over the egg mixture, dot with fresh rosemary and place the pan on a flat tray.
  • 5
    Bake for 20-25 minutes until well puffed and golden.
  • 6
    For the buttered silverbeet, remove any hard white stems and chop roughly. Simmer in boiling water for 4-5 minutes until wilted and dark green.
  • 7
    Drain well and toss with the butter, a squeeze of lemon and fresh nutmeg. Season well and serve.

Notes

This dish combines toad-in-the-hole sausages and a Yorkshire pudding-style batter. It’s super- quick to prepare and kids love it! Make sure your pan or dish has high sides and the oil and sausages are hot before adding the batter – this helps it to puff up. I’ve served mine with buttered silverbeet to boost your iron intake.

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