One Pot Meal Layered Italian Bake

Serves: 20

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes


2tbsp sunflower oil

300g red onions, diced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

3tsp dried mixed herbs

300g courgettes. diced

300g green peppers, diced

300g butternut squash, diced

300g mushrooms, sliced

BOOg tinned chopped tomatoes

20g tomato puree

100g margarine

100g flour

1ltr milk

2tbsp parsley, freshly chopped

2kg McCain Chef Solutions Simply Slice, frozen


1. Heat the oil and gently fry the onions until soft and golden. Add the garlic and dried herbs.

2. Add the remaining vegetables and saute gently until a little softened.

3. Stir in the tinned tomatoes and the puree, check the seasoning and bring to the boil.

4. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 mins.

5. Make the white sauce by melting the butter in a saucepan and adding the flour. Cook for a minute and then gradually add the milk. Season well and add the parsley.

6. In an ovenproof dish, layer the tomato sauce, McCain Chef Solutions Simply Slice and white sauce, finishing with the white sauce.

7. Bake in a hot oven 200°C, Gas Mark 7 until piping hot, about 40/50 mins.

  • Want bite size bits of inspiration? Seize the future

  • By signing in you agree with the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy