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Stacked + Packed Veggie Moussaka

Stacked + Packed Veggie Moussaka

A classic Greek recipe bursting with 5 different veggies as well as a super-pulse. Wow, that really is stacked + packed!

Serves 4
Prep 15 min
Cook 40 min
Little veg lover
From 10 months
Soya freeSoya free
Gluten freeGluten free
VegetarianVegetarian
Egg freeEgg free
Nut freeNut free

Ingredients

Method

  • 1 small aubergine, peeled + cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • ½ red pepper, cored, deseeded + diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 400 g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained + very finely chopped
  • 100 g/3½ oz canned green lentils in water, drained
  • 55 g/2 oz mozzarella cheese, torn into small pieces

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°/Gas Mark 5. Steam the aubergine in a saucepan over a medium heat for 8 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium–low heat. Add the onion + red pepper, cover with a lid + cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the garlic, cooked aubergine + oregano + cook for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes + lentils, part-cover with the lid + simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes until the sauce has reduced + thickened.
  4. Spoon the tomato sauce into a small ovenproof dish + scatter the mozzarella over. Bake in the oven for 15–18 minutes until the mozzarella has melted.
  5. Using the back of a fork, mash the moussaka to a coarse purée, adding a little boiled water if necessary. Alternatively, finely chop."

Fun For Little Ones

Talk to your little one about the different shapes, sizes, colours + textures of the colourful veggies when they're whole so they can familiarise themselves with the wonderful world of veggies

Yummy For Babies

Puree to a fine fork mashed texture for 7months, blend till smooth from 6months

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