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Veggie lentil moussaka

“Who said veggie food can’t be comforting? This hearty dish ticks all the boxes: creamy sauce, tender aubergines and a flavour-packed lentil filling.” - chef Chris Baber

  • 5.0 Star
  • Timer Prep 20 min
    Cook 40 min
  • Chef hat Medium


Chop the red onions. To serve, slice into discs the aubergines. Dice the aubergines. Halve the cherry tomatoes. Peel and slice into discs the sweet potatoes.

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  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.
  2. 2 Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a large pan over a medium heat, then cook the onions until softened. Add the diced aubergine and continue to cook until softened.
  3. 3 Add the cumin and cinnamon and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  4. 4 Add the Cook With M&S mushroom and roasted garlic paste, cherry tomatoes (reserving six halves for the topping), lentils, tomato purée and 100ml water. Season with salt and cook gently for 10 minutes.
  5. 5 Season the aubergine discs and toss in oil. Cook in a hot pan, turning halfway, until coloured on both sides.
  6. 6 Pour the lentil mix into an ovenproof dish. Top with the cooked aubergine discs and the sweet potato.
  7. 7 Pour the béchamel sauce over the sweet potato, and dot the remaining cherry tomatoes on top along with a pinch of cinnamon.
  8. 8 Bake for 40 minutes, until the sweet potato is cooked and the top is golden and bubbling. If it starts to brown too much, cover with foil.

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3 Reviews

  • Heena

    Very easy to make and tasted amazing

  • Amanda

    Made this for a family meal, it was a great hit. I didn’t use quite as many lentils and added just one aubergine. It makes a lovely winter dish.

  • Toffeedoddle

    Great veggie dish I made just over half of this for two of us. It was delicious.