Delicious Low Carb Vegan Toad-in-the-Hole Recipe

Ladies and gentlemen, gather around because I have a recipe that will transport you to the heart of England with its tantalizing aroma and mouth-watering flavors. Today, we’re unveiling a new twist on a classic British dish that is sure to make waves in the culinary world. I’m talking about Vegan and Low Carb Toad-in-the-Hole!

Get ready to embark on a gastronomic journey to savor the delicious blend of almond flour, rice milk, and vegetable sausages infused into a beautifully baked white toad hole. If you’re looking for a simple, quick meal that’s high on nutrition but low on carbs, then this vegan Toad-in-the-Hole recipe is your ticket to flavor heaven.

Now I know what you might be thinking; how can a vegan or low carb version of such an iconic British dish even exist? Well, let me tell you that this avant-garde take on the classic Toad in Hole defies tradition while still holding true to the comforting taste it’s known for.

It’s easy to prepare and serves as a complete meal in itself; perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. But don’t just take my word for it; try this recipe out for yourselves and experience the explosion of flavors that come together in one delicious dish. Without further ado, let’s get started with our Vegan and Low Carb Toad-in-the-Hole!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole!!
Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole!!

Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole, anyone? This recipe is a masterpiece in its own league that you should not miss. Are you tired of the same old and boring breakfast options? Want to try something new and avant-garde yet healthy and filling? Say hello to the best toad hole recipe out there that is also keto-friendly, vegetarian, gluten-free, and paleo to boot!

Not only is this dish flavorful and nutritious, but it’s also versatile enough to cater to your taste. You can choose the type of flour you want for your batter (whether it’s almond flour, soy flour, or chickpea flour), add any veggies you prefer, or use any plant-based sausage brand —it all works in this recipe! Trust me; the flavor combination is nothing short of fantastic.

The star ingredients of this recipe are the classic British “toad-in-the-hole” sausages (vegetarian sausages made by brands like MorningStar Farms). These protein-packed delights shine when combined with the savory batter they are nestled in. The almond milk adds creaminess and richness while not being too heavy on the stomach. A sprinkle of white wine vinegar brings out the tanginess that we’ll need to balance out the flavors further.

For those of you who dread carbs but love a good toad-in-the-hole recipe, it’s almost impossible not to fall in love with this low-carb version that uses almond flour instead of regular self-raising flour. This one is ideal for anyone looking for low carb or keto recipes that also cater to vegan or vegetarian dietary restrictions.

Whether you’re having a lazy morning at home or hosting brunch for friends and family, this vegetable toad hole recipe will save the day. And I mean it. Try it once, and you won’t go back to anything else!

Ingredient List

 Wake up to the smell of this vegan toad-in-the-hole cooking in the oven!
Wake up to the smell of this vegan toad-in-the-hole cooking in the oven!

Here are the ingredients to create a vegan and low carb Toad-In-The-Hole recipe that you wouldn’t want to miss!

  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup soy flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Morningstar Farms vegetarian sausages
  • 2 cups rice milk or almond milk
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, for seasoning
  • 2 large eggs, lightly whisked

* For those with gluten-free dietary needs, substitute the self-raising flour with a gluten-free alternative.
* For those strictly following keto/primal/paleo lifestyles, simply substitute the rice milk with coconut milk or heavy cream.
* If you’re looking for a simple vegetarian toad-in-the-hole option, you can substitue vegetable sausages for the Morningstar Farms vegetarian sausages.

The Recipe How-To

 This low-carb twist on a classic dish will leave you feeling satisfied and guilt-free.
This low-carb twist on a classic dish will leave you feeling satisfied and guilt-free.

Now that you have gathered all the necessary ingredients, it’s time to start making the delicious vegan and low carb toad-in-the-hole. Follow these simple steps and create an avant-garde twist on the classic British dish.

Step 1: Make the Batter

In a bowl, mix together 3/4 cup of almond milk, 1 tsp of white wine vinegar and let rest for a few minutes. Meanwhile, in another bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup of almond flour, 1/2 cup of chickpea flour, 1 tsp of baking powder, a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add the wet ingredients mixture to the dry ingredients mixture, whisk until smooth and let rest for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Cook the Sausages

Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). In a hot non-stick pan, cook 3 Morningstar Farms vegetarian sausages (or any preferred veggie sausage) according to package instructions, slice them diagonally then set aside.

Step 3: Combine and Bake

Add the cooked sausages into a lightly greased shallow baking dish. Pour over the batter prepared from step 1 until they are completely covered. Place in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until risen and golden brown on top.

Serve immediately with your favorite veggies or gravy! You can also pair it with a glass of white wine or beer for an extra touch of indulgence.

Enjoy your vegan and low carb Toad-In-The-Hole!

Substitutions and Variations

 Impress your guests with this unique and flavorful dish.
Impress your guests with this unique and flavorful dish.

Are you an avant-garde chef who loves experimenting with flavors and ingredients? Here are some substitutions and variations of this vegan and low carb toad-in-the-hole recipe that you could try:

– Flour Substitutions: While the recipe calls for self-raising flour, you can use other types of flour too. For a gluten-free option, use almond flour or chickpea flour instead of wheat flour. You can also combine gram flour and rice milk for a nutty flavor in your batter.

– Milk Options: Besides almond milk or rice milk, you can use any non-dairy milk you prefer, such as soy milk or oat milk.

– Sausage Swaps: Swap out Morningstar Farms Vegetarian Sausages with a different type of vegetarian sausage or even falafel balls. This substitution will give your classic British recipe a Mediterranean twist.

– Egg Alternatives: To make the recipe vegan, substitute eggs with silken tofu.

– Flavor Enhancements: Add a dash of white wine vinegar to the batter for extra tanginess. A sprinkle of paprika adds smokiness to the dish, while herbs like rosemary, thyme or basil add a refreshing aroma.

– Size Variations: Instead of making one big toad-in-the-hole, pour your batter into muffin cups and bake mini-size versions. Great for a quick and simple keto-friendly breakfast on the go!

Get creative with these substitution and variations suggestions to make this iconic classic English dish your own.

Serving and Pairing

 Who said vegan food can't be hearty and delicious?
Who said vegan food can’t be hearty and delicious?

Now that you have prepared this incredible Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole dish, it’s time to think about what to serve it with. This dish is versatile, and there are many different ways to elevate its flavors and make it a complete meal.

To start, I recommend pairing this dish with a simple salad made with leafy greens and drizzled with olive oil and white wine vinegar. The combination of the tangy vinegar and the earthy olive oil helps balance out the richness of the Toad-In-The-Hole.

If you’re looking for something more substantial, try serving it with some roasted vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts or asparagus, that can bring a lovely crunch to the whole thing. The garlic-infused taste works remarkably well with this particular recipe.

You can also pair this dish with some steamed rice or mashed potatoes on the side for a more filling option.

The beauty of this recipe lies in its versatility, so don’t hesitate to try unique pairings that can take your dish from ordinary to extraordinary.

A glass of white wine or cider will also complement this dish nicely. If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic option then you can serve this alongside some refreshing fruit juice or chilled herbal tea like peppermint tea.

Overall, there really are many excellent options when it comes to pairing this captivating Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole! Enjoy!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Say goodbye to boring breakfasts with this savory toad-in-the-hole.
Say goodbye to boring breakfasts with this savory toad-in-the-hole.

Picture this: You’re hosting a big party and you have tons of delicious food to prepare. The last thing you want to do is stress about making everything on the day of the event. Luckily for you, this Low Carb Vegan Toad-in-the-Hole recipe is perfect for making ahead of time.

You can make the batter up to 24 hours in advance and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to bake. You can also cook the sausages ahead of time and keep them in an airtight container in the fridge. When you’re ready to assemble and bake, simply pour the batter over the sausages and pop it into the oven.

Storing leftovers is also a breeze! Once cooled, store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. When reheating, pop it into the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.

This recipe is incredibly versatile, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different substitutions based on your taste preferences. The avocado oil adds a healthy dose of good fats without compromising on flavour, while chickpea flour is a great gluten-free option that adds some extra protein.

Whether you’re looking for a quick meal or something that will impress your guests at your next dinner party, this Low Carb Vegan Toad-in-the-Hole won’t disappoint. Make it ahead of time or whip it up on the spot – either way, it’s sure to be a hit!

Tips for Perfect Results

 You won't miss the meat in this vegan version of a British classic.
You won’t miss the meat in this vegan version of a British classic.

Cooking, like any skill, requires practice, patience and passion. To achieve the best possible results when preparing vegan and low-carb toad-in-the-hole, I have compiled some handy tips for you.

Tip 1. For better results, use almond flour or chickpea flour instead of wheat flour. Not only will this decrease the carb count in your recipe, but it will also give your toad-in-the-hole a unique flavor.

Tip 2: Make sure to whisk the batter well until it becomes smooth. Any lumps in the batter may ruin the look and texture of your dish.

Tip 3: When pouring the batter over the sausage links, make sure that they are evenly spaced out in your baking dish. This will allow each sausage link to fully cook and absorb all of the delicious flavors from the batter.

Tip 4: Preheat your oven before cooking! This is often overlooked by home chefs. However, it is essential to heat up your oven before cooking to ensure even cooking and perfect results.

Tip 5: Examine the quality of the sausages before using them in your recipe. If they’re tough or not up to par, then you won’t achieve idea results no matter how well you cook them!

Lastly, do not hesitate to add a dash of black pepper or white wine vinegar into your mixture which will invigorate your taste buds with their subtle yet fierce flavor. Take these tips as guideposts to prepare delectable toad-in-the-holes that will compel your guests’ mouths to salivate. You’d be surprised at how much smoother things go when you follow these tips while making this avant-garde take on classic British food!


When it comes to cooking, everyone has their own unique set of questions and concerns. Vegan and low carb cooking can seem particularly daunting if you’re not familiar with the ingredients and techniques involved. That’s why I’ve put together this FAQ section to help answer some of the most common questions about this recipe. So, whether you’re a seasoned plant-based chef or just starting out on your low carb journey, read on to get all the answers you need to make this delicious vegan and low carb Toad-In-The-Hole!

Is toad in the hole high in carbs?

The nutritional information for 0.5 pack of Morrisons’ Toad In The Hole reveals that it has 31.7g of total carbohydrates, 29g of net carbs, 19g of fat, 18g of protein, and provides 365 calories.

Can you make batter without eggs for toad in the hole?

When it comes to making Yorkshire pudding batter, eggs have been a traditional component to make it rise. However, this recipe takes a different approach, using self-raising flour, a bit of baking soda, and a scorching hot pan to give it extra oomph. While the texture may be slightly more dense, it still delivers the same mouth-watering flavor, and the perfect sponginess to soak up all that savory gravy goodness.

Bottom Line


In conclusion, this vegan and low-carb Toad-in-the-Hole recipe will become an instant classic in your kitchen. With its avant-garde combination of almond flour, soy flour, rice milk, and chickpea flour, it offers a fresh take on the classic British dish. Not only is it low in carbs and keto-friendly, but it’s also gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

But don’t just take my word for it. Go ahead, give it a try! Whip up a batch of sausages and pour that self-raising batter over them to achieve a golden brown crust that’s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You’ll be amazed at how quickly it comes together when you follow the step-by-step instructions.

Whether you’re looking for a quick and simple keto meal or you want to impress your guests with an elegant vegetarian option for your next brunch, this Toad-in-the-Hole recipe is sure to become one of your go-to recipes. So why not give it a shot and discover the magic for yourself?

Trust me; it’s truly finger-licking good!

Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole!!

Vegan and Low Carb Toad-In-The-Hole!! Recipe

Simple. Not a 5 star recipe, but it's really delish considering all the fat/calories/cholesterol I'm saving compared to the more traditional way. While eating this, look up the nutrional value on all the other recipes for Toad-in-the-hole on this website and you have to admit, this is really good!
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Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 6 mins
Calories 235.8 kcal


  • 3 morningstar farms vegetarian sausages
  • 2 ounces soy flour
  • 2 fluid ounces rice milk
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Heat/cook the sausages in whatever method you prefer (microwave, stovetop, or in the oven) until browned on all sides, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Place the soyflour and Rice milk into a bowl and whisking to avoid lumps. Finally stir in the vinegar (and a little brown sauce if no one is looking) and whisk until combined.
  • Pour the batter around the sausage in the hot frying pan and place immediately into the oven to cook for 6-8 minutes, or until golden-brown and risen. Serve immediately.

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Serving: 67gCalories: 235.8kcalCarbohydrates: 15.4gProtein: 17.8gFat: 13.3gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 347.1mgFiber: 1.1g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Breakfast, Brunch, Easy, European, Grains, Inexpensive, Vegan, Weeknight
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