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Free From Broccoli Bake

This recipe is not only delicious but it’s packed with amazing and nutritious ingredients.  Suitable for all the everyone it’s also gluten free, dairy free, vegan & vegetarian friendly, what a bonus! It’s also a great one for meal planning.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 12


(For Base)

  • 1 Head Broccoli, stalks removed & chopped
  • 1 Courgette, chopped
  • 1 Large onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

 (For Sauce)

  • 1 Cup Walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Cup Almond nibs/flaked almonds
  • ¼ Cup Nutritional yeast
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 ½ Cups Water

 (For The Crumb)

  • ½ Cup Almond nibs/flaked almonds
  • 1 Cup Chopped walnuts
  • 1 Slice Wholegrain bread (gluten free if needed)
  • ½ Cup Nutritional yeast 


  • Preheat oven to 180∞Celcius
  • Prepare the base
  • In a large pan or wok, add your extra virgin olive oil, onions, broccoli, courgettes & celery and fry until softened
  • Transfer to a large casserole dish
  • To prepare your sauce
  • Add your walnuts, almonds, nutritional yeast, lemon and water to a blender and blend until smooth
  • Pour over your base mixture in the casserole dish
  • To prepare the crumb
  • Add your almond, walnuts, wholegrain bread and yeast to your blender (make sure it’s clean and dry after making your sauce) and blend until you get a crumb topping (I like to leave it a little chunky)
  • Drizzle over the mixture in the casserole dish and place in the oven for 20-25 minutes