Vegan Shepherds Pie
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 30minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 30minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 15minutes
Ingredients
Potato topping:
  • 1 1/2 – 2lbs potatoespeeled and quartered
  • 4tbsp vegan butter or olive oil
  • 1/4cup almond milk
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp salt
Filling:
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 garlic clovesminced
  • 1cup carrotsmall dice
  • 1cup celerysmall dice
  • 2tsp dried thyme
  • 2tbsp flour
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp pepper
  • 2tbsp tomato paste
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2cups vegetable broth
  • 1cup frozen corn
  • 1cup frozen peas
  • 2cups green lentilscooked
Instructions
Potato topping:
  1. Place the peeled and quartered potatoes into a large pot.
  2. Cover with water and add 1 tsp of salt.
  3. Boil for approximately 15-25 minutes over medium heat (until soft).
  4. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  5. Add the butter or olive oil, almond milk, garlic powder and salt.
  6. Mash until smooth consistency.
Filling:
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp of olive oil, and add the onions, carrots, and celery. Sauté until lightly browned and caramelized, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add flour, thyme, soy sauce, Dijon, salt, pepper and tomato paste and stir well for 2 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable broth, lentils, peas, and corn and stir well. Simmer for 5-10 minutes until sauce has thickened.
Assemble:
  1. Transfer the vegetable mixture to a 9×9 or 9×11 baking dish.
  2. Spread the mashed potatoes in an even layer over the top of the vegetables.
  3. Make a pattern on the potatoes, by using a fork and dragging it along the top of the potatoes, in a criss-cross pattern.
  4. Preheat the oven, select Bake, set to 400°F for 20 minutes, then press START.
  5. When preheated, place dish on a baking sheet to catch any overflow of the sauce, then insert at the Bake level.
  6. When cook time is completed, carefully remove from oven and let rest 15 minutes before serving.