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Mediterranean Magic: Vegan Greek Moussaka Recipe

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Mediterranean‍ Magic:⁤ Vegan Greek ‌Moussaka Recipe

What ingredients are needed to make this vegan⁣ Greek moussaka recipe?

Mediterranean Magic: Vegan Greek Moussaka Recipe

Moussaka is a traditional Greek dish that is typically made with meat and béchamel sauce. However, this vegan version​ of the​ dish is just as⁢ delicious and nutritious! It’s‌ loaded with layers of potatoes, eggplant,‍ zucchini, and a flavorful tomato sauce. Plus, it’s topped with a creamy and vegan béchamel sauce that’s made with cashews.⁢ If​ you’re looking for a comforting and‍ hearty meal that’s perfect for any occasion, this vegan Greek moussaka recipe is definitely worth trying!

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and ⁣sliced
  • 1 large​ eggplant, ⁢sliced
  • 2 medium zucchinis, sliced
  • 1/4 cup ⁣olive oil
  • 1 onion, ⁣chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (28 oz) ​crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup unsweetened ⁣almond milk
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Arrange the sliced potatoes, eggplants, and zucchinis in ⁢a ⁤single layer on separate baking sheets.
  3. Drizzle each with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast for‌ 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  4. In a large saucepan, heat some olive oil and sauté the onion and garlic until softened.
  5. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine⁣ the soaked cashews, almond milk, nutritional yeast, ‌and cornstarch. Blend until creamy and smooth.
  7. Assemble the ‌moussaka ⁣by ⁣layering the roasted vegetables and tomato sauce in⁣ an oven-proof dish.
  8. Pour ⁣the cashew béchamel ‌sauce on top of​ the vegetables.
  9. Bake in the​ oven for 25-30‌ minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  10. Remove from ​the oven and allow to cool for a ‍few minutes before​ serving. ​Enjoy!
Vegan Greek ‍Moussaka

If you have leftovers,⁣ store them in an airtight container in the ⁣refrigerator for up to 3 days. This vegan Greek moussaka recipe is perfect for meal prep and ​can be reheated in the oven or⁤ microwave.

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