Vegetable & Bean Bake

6
1h 30m
Vegetable & Bean Bake
  • 275g carrots, peeled & cut into 3cm pieces
  • 140g leeks, peeled & cut into 3cm rings
  • 275g squash, peeled & cut into 3cm pieces
  • 200g onions, peeled & quartered
  • 140g cooked beetroot, drained & chopped
  • 380g carton/tin black beans, rinsed & drained (any other canned beans or chickpeas can be used)
  • Sauce:
  • 60ml vegetable /mild olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled & finely chopped
  • 60g plain flour
  • 675-700ml Alpro Almond Unsweetened drink
  • 75g grated cheddar or (hard) cheese
  • Seasoning
  • Topping:
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable /mild olive oil
  • 50g grated cheese
  • 3 tbsp fresh herbs, optional

Ingredients
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  • 275g carrots, peeled & cut into 3cm pieces
  • 140g leeks, peeled & cut into 3cm rings
  • 275g squash, peeled & cut into 3cm pieces
  • 200g onions, peeled & quartered
  • 140g cooked beetroot, drained & chopped
  • 380g carton/tin black beans, rinsed & drained (any other canned beans or chickpeas can be used)
  • Sauce:
  • 60ml vegetable /mild olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled & finely chopped
  • 60g plain flour
  • 675-700ml Alpro Almond Unsweetened drink
  • 75g grated cheddar or (hard) cheese
  • Seasoning
  • Topping:
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable /mild olive oil
  • 50g grated cheese
  • 3 tbsp fresh herbs, optional

Preparation
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1

Pre heat the oven to 170ºc fan, 190ºc conventional, Gas 5

2

In a medium saucepan heat the Alpro Soya Original with the lemon zest, butter/ hard margarine and sugar then quickly bring to the boil.

3

Place the breadcrumbs in the base of a 200cm x 7cm deep round dish and pour the hot liquid over the top. Leave to stand for 15-20minutes until the liquid has been absorbed.

4

Add the egg yolks to the dish and stir to combine. And cook uncovered for 30 minutes.

5

Remove from the oven and carefully spread the fruit evenly over the top.

6

To make the meringue; place the egg whites in a grease free bowl and whisk until the egg white forms soft peaks. Gradually add a spoonful of sugar at a time and whisk again until all the sugar has been added.

7

Spread the meringue over the top of the dish and cook for a further 12-15 minutes until the meringue is a light golden colour. Serve immediately

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