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Mexican Bean Lasagne

Flora Freedom

Vegan Mexican Bean Lasagne

How hot can you go? This dairy-free Mexican take on the Italian Classic ticks all the boxes: cheese, tick. Crunchy veg, tick. Chilli, TICK. Make it as hot or not as you and the family like, just adjust the amount of chilli flakes you add for the perfect kick.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 1 tbsp oil
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  4. 395 g tinned mixed beans in spicy tomato sauce
  5. 400 g tinned chopped tomatoes
  6. 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes, for extra heat if liked
  7. 25 g Flora Freedom
  8. 25 g plain flour
  9. 300 ml unsweetened soya milk
  10. 150 g dairy-free cheese, grated
  11. salt and
  12. pepper
  13. 8 flour tortillas, halved

Method

Preheat oven to 180 C, 160 C fan, Gas mark 4.

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onion until soft but not coloured. Add pepper and fry for further 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the mixed beans and chopped tomatoes, adding chilli flakes if liked. Heat through and then reduce heat to low whilst making the dairy free cheese sauce.
  • Place Flora, flour and soya milk in a medium saucepan. Stirring continuously over a moderate heat, bring to the boil and cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened, smooth and glossy. Stir in 100g dairy free cheddar cheese until melted and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon about a quarter of the tomato sauce over the base of a lasagne dish and arrange a single layer of flour tortillas over the top. Spoon a quarter of the dairy free cheese sauce over the tortillas then repeat the layers finishing with a layer of cheese sauce. Cover the top with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes until bubbling and golden.

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