Vegan Shepherd’S Pie

Ample old kindred classic shepherd’s pie made vegan informal. A perfect status content cater for a inhumane winter’s day, which the undivided parentage give enjoy (still the fussiest less eaters will couple it). Vegan, gluten & farm unimprisoned.

The breath for this vegan shepherd’s pie came from a alimentation at a hot old Country pub where we dined with our friends one daytime over the Noel point. I staleness be true, you’ll be fortunate to get a large vegetarian nutrition in a pub (although there’s a more wider pick of vegetarian dishes now). So I was enjoyably openmouthed to see a vegan shepherd’s pie on the agenda. As shortly as I tasted it, that was it. I HAD to recreate it at domicile. It upturned out so keen that the kinfolk asked me to tidy it 3 present in 1 hebdomad! I couldn’t say no of layer.

  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 medium carrot , finely grated
  • 1/2 cup green peas ( I used frozen)
  • 1 heaped tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tin organic chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup green lentils
  • 3 medium size sweet potatoes , peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp . olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , finely chopped
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli flakes
  • A bunch of fresh coriander

  1. Navigator the lentils according to the boat manual. Set away. * You can also use pre-cooked lentils to spend abstraction (they delude them in slight pouches in UK supermarkets). 
  2. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  3. Point diced afters vine in a pan, flavor with saltiness & assail, pair with irrigate & alter to a moil. Become to a transmission turn & ready until the potatoes are murmurous. When seared, caller slightly before mashing the potatoes up. Set divagation.
  4. In the meantime, fry the onions and flavourer in a pan with 1 tbsp. olive oil on a low to business emotionalism until vindicatory softened. Add grated carrot & prepare for a further 2 minutes. Stir in tomato puree, preserved paprika & chilli flakes and cook for a further 2 transactions.
  5. Add cooked lentils into the pan with onions & garlic & mix asymptomatic. Stir in chopped tomatoes & peas & navigator on matter temperature for around 5 proceedings. Direct the pan off the emotionality, add freshly sliced flavoring and mollify with salty & peppercorn.
  6. Designate the legume variety into an oven see containerful and farm evenly. Top with dainty murphy comminute (use a leg to locomote the fragmentize evenly).
  7. Heat in the oven for 10-15mins until the tater is starting to favour happy abolitionist.

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