I’ve had a lot of requests for some vegan meals. This vegan vegetable bake is one of my favorites! I know it doesn’t look that pretty (I did try my best lol) but it actually has some much flavor and tastes much better than it looks.

One of the great things is that you can use whatever vegetables you like. And if you want to add meat, you can! So feel free to adapt the recipe as you feel like :)

I hope you enjoy it, and I will continue to post more of my vegan meals!


  • 1 large eggplant/aubergine
  • 1 large red pepper/capsicum
  • 1 large white potato
  • 1/3 head broccoli
  • 5 large mushrooms
  • Olive oil (optional)
  • Salt and pepper

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  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for at least 3 hours
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (can exclude this but adds a great flavor, plus it’s high in B12 for all the vegans)
  • Salt and pepper
vegetable bake


  • 1 can crushed tomato
  • 1 small onion
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180C/360F.
  2. Cut up all your vegetables.
  3. Lay them out on an oven tray (or two) lined with bake paper. You can add a bit of olive oil if you like (I find the potatoes and mushrooms taste better with a bit of olive oil), and salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until they are cooked through.
  5. While the vegetables are baking, make your white and tomato sauces. To make the white sauce, put all ingredients in a high speed blender and mix. It’s as easy as that!
  6. To make the tomato sauce, put the crushed tomato and onion in a pan and cook on a low heat until the tomatoes soften and the liquid thickens up a bit.
  7. Layer it all in a baking tray. I put mine into a cake tin and this made 2 serves, but you can always make up a bigger batch!
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 2 serves.

vegetable bake

Ready for oven

vegetable bake

Done :)

Hope you like it and let me know if you try it out!

I should also mention that my 3 Steps to Lean Legs now also have a VEGAN MEAL PLAN so if you want to get lean and toned and enjoy some delicious vegan food, check it out below!

Love Rachael xx

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Rachael is an Australian born certified personal trainer and nutritionist who holds a Bachelor degree in Science.

After struggling for years to find an exercise and diet program that is tailored to women striving for lean and toned body with no bulk she designed her Lean Legs Program. This program is tailored to each body type and focused on helping women get toned but feminine bodies, without getting bulky.

Her mission is to empower women and help them stay in shape in a healthy and balanced way.

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