Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie II Recipe
This is a hearty combination of lentils and barley baked with carrots and onions, topped with mashed potatoes.
This is a savory pie with lots of sage, nutmeg and paprika to spice things up. This version of shepherd 's pie is multi-layered with mashed potatoes, peas, corn, ground beef and onion. It 's finished with another layer of mashed potatoes, along with some butter, paprika, salt and pepper.
Kasha, mushrooms, and bulgur take the place of meat in this mashed potato-topped shepherd's pie. Definitely a comfort food on a cold winter night!
Shepherd's pie is pure comfort food, and this vegan version will satisfy the taste buds of the vegetarians in the crowd.
Many of the suggestions for increasing the seasoning are great. As for texture, standard Shepherd's Pie isn't exactly a festival of textures! It's usually a way of using leftovers! :-) Marmite/Vegemite are sold in lots of supermarkets, or is available online at Amazon. It's a great secret ingredient for vegetarians, when used in small amounts, adding a depth of flavor to stews and soups. It can also be used as a substitute for anchovy paste in recipes calling for that. This Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie filling could also be made using bulgur wheat instead of barley. The combination of bulgur (or barley) with lentils makes a great pilaf and a satisfying "meaty" filling or base for shepherd's pie, moussaka, stuffing peppers, veggie-burgers, etc.
Vegan shepherd's pie is a rich, comforting dinner combining tasty mushroom gravy, dairy-free mashed potatoes, tomatoes, and more vegetables.
This easy shepherd's pie is a layered casserole of ground beef and veggies in a homemade gravy. It's topped with Cheddar cheese mashed potatoes.
Layered vegan shepherd's pie delivers a rich filling of lentils, ginger, tomato, and warm spices under a coconut milk and sweet potato mash.
Mashed potatoes are spruced up with herbs. Kidney beans get tomatoes, soy sauce and a yummy carrot/veggie mixture. Then they 're layered in a pan - beans first, potatoes second. A sprinkling of cheese and this wonderful pie is popped into the oven.
This dish takes some time to prepare, but it well worth the effort. It's an excellent vegetarian alternative at any holiday meal.