Tenderstem® broccoli Toad in the Hole

Tenderstem® broccoli Toad in the Hole

Looking for a veggie alternative to a British favourite? We’ve teamed up with food blogger Lavender and Lovage who has created a Tenderstem® broccoli toad in the hole, a vegetarian dish made using Yorkshire pudding batter, inspired by the region she lives in.


Lavender and Loveage


Preparation time

1 hour

Cooking time

50 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 379
  • Fat 10.9 Medium
  • Saturates 2 Low
  • Carbs 50.9
  • Sugars 12.9 Low
  • Fibre 10.4
  • Protein 14
  • Salt 0.65 Low


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 230°C/210ºC/gas mark 8.

  2. To make the Yorkshire pudding batter, place the flour, salt and pepper into a large bowl. Make a dip in the centre and add the beaten eggs gradually, mixing as you go along. Add the milk gradually and whisk in between each addition. Keep whisking until all the milk has been added. The batter may have lumps in it, but don’t worry. Cover and leave to rest for up to 1 hour.

  3. Place the prepared vegetables (except the tomatoes) into a large oven-proof baking dish. Drizzle over the oil and mix them to coat. Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until they are starting to brown around the edges.

  4. Add the cherry tomatoes and then pour the Yorkshire pudding batter over the vegetables. Cook for a further 20 to 25 minutes until the pudding is well risen and golden brown, resisting the urge to open the oven door for the first 15 minutes, as this will make the pudding drop.

  5. Take out of the oven and cut into squares. Serve immediately with gravy and steamed Tenderstem® broccoli.

    Tip for gravy: if you have some Yorkshire pudding batter remaining, add a tbsp of vegetable stock powder and some boiling water to mix – you will have a quick and tasty thick, creamy vegetarian gravy

Lavender and Loveage

Karen is a freelance writer and recipe developer who shares her time between North Yorkshire and France. She has a passion for art, travel, books, photography, seasonal food and cheese.

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Nutrition information for Tenderstem® broccoli is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem® broccoli. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

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