Vegetable Gratin with Mixed Beans

Nutrition per serving

Calories504 kcal
Protein20.9 g
Carbs61.1 g
Fats20.1 g
Saturated Fat3.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat5.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g
Sugars18.3 g
Fiber18.7 g
Sodium463 mg

Ingredients

Aubergine (eggplant)
Courgette (Zucchini)
Red Bell Pepper (capsicum)
Onion
Garlic
Canned Mixed Beans (drained)
Tomato Puree
Chopped Tomatoes (canned)
Mixed Herbs
Bread Crumbs
Olive Oil
Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Preparations
1. Preheat the oven to 200 C (390F)

2. Top and tail the courgette/aubergine. Slice in half lengthways, then slice into 1cm cubes.

3. Remove the core/slice the pepper into 1cm cubes.

4. Peel/finely dice the onion and garlic.

5. Rinse/drain the mixed beans in a sieve.

6. Finely grate the Parmesan cheese.

Cooking Instructions
1. Place the courgette, aubergine and peppers into a bowl with a tbsp of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper and mix to coat.

2. Heat a frying pan over high heat, add the vegetables and cook for a few minutes until slightly charred. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

3. Add ½ a tbsp of olive oil to the pan and lower heat to medium. Once hot, add the onion, garlic and gently cook for 3 minutes before adding the tomato purée, chopped tomatoes, mixed beans, dried herbs and the cooked vegetables. Stir to combine and continue to cook for about 3 minutes until warmed through.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then pour the mixture into an oven proof dish. Sprinkle over the cheese and breadcrumbs and cook in the oven for 5-7 minutes until the top is golden and crispy.

5. Remove from oven and rest for a few minutes before serving.