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Veg hotpot with polenta

Serves 4

Prep Time 5 min

Cooking Time 25 min


  • 800ml reduced-salt vegetable stock
  • 200g instant polenta
  • 2tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 small aubergine, diced
  • 2 small red peppers, chopped
  • 2 small yellow peppers, chopped
  • 2 x 400g tins chickpeas in water, drained and rinsed
  • 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes with herbs
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn, to garnish


  1. Put the stock in a pan and bring to the boil, then gradually stir in the polenta with the herbs and cook according to the pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4. Spray a non-stick frying pan with a little oil and cook the onions for 5 min or until softened. Add the aubergine and peppers and cook for a further 5 min, then add the chickpeas and tomatoes and heat through. Transfer to a casserole, or 4 individual mini casseroles, if you prefer, and cook in the oven for 15 min.
  3. Garnish the hotpot with basil and serve with the polenta.

Nutrition per serving

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441 16.8g 6.3g 1.3g 13g 19.8g 1.6g 117mg 80.7g 3.7mg

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