Aubergine and Courgette Beany Bake Weaning Recipe

A yummy veggie bake perfect for the whole family to enjoy!

Packed full of beans, pulses + scrummy veg, using ingredients from your kitchen cupboard! BEANutiful!

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  • Vegetarian
  • Soya free
  • Nut free
  • Gluten free


  • Half a cauliflower (approx. 350g)
  • 1x leek
  • 200ml water or vegetable stocK
  • 1x aubergine
  • 2x courgettes
  • 1x tin of lentils
  • 1x tin of chickpeas
  • 1x ragu sauce


  1. Slice courgettes and aubergine very finely into thin disks.
  2. Steam the aubergine until softened (approx 15 minutes).
  3. For the topping - Steam cauliflower until soft
  4. Fry leeks over a low heat.
  5. When cooked, put into a bowl, add 200ml of water or stock.
  6. Blend until smooth.
  7. Assemble: Layer aubergine + courgette evenly onto the bottom of a lasagne style dish.
  8. Drain the lentils and chickpeas and mix them through the ragu sauce. Pour the mix over the vegetables.
  9. Top with the cauliflower puree.
  10. Put in a pre heated oven at 180°C for 30 minutes
Fun for little ones

Fun for little ones

Let little ones explore the vegetables with all their senses before you chop them up and talk about the different colours, shapes and textures. Suitable from 12months or mash well for 7months.

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The lentils and chickpeas can be replaced by any beans/pulses

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Top tip!

It's really important the aubergine is soft before it goes into the bake or it will be chewy.

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