Vegetarian Shepherds Pie Recipe

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie is a delectable Mediterranean winter recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vegetarian Shepherds Pie by following this easy recipe.
Vegetarian Shepherds Pie Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 Cups vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 tsp Yeast extract spread
  • 1/2 Cup dry lentils
  • 1/4 Cup pearl barley
  • 1 Large carrot, diced
  • 1/2 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 3 Potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 tsp All-purpose flour
  • Water, as required
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
How to make Vegetarian Shepherds Pie:
  • Place a large saucepan over medium-low heat and put 1 cup broth, yeast extract, lentils and barley in it. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine remaining 1 cup broth, carrot, onion and walnuts.
  • Cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Combine flour and water and stir into carrot mixture. Simmer until thickened.
  • Combine carrot mixture with lentil mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour mixture into a casserole dish. Spoon mashed potatoes over the mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Bake the mixture in preheated oven until lightly browned on top, about 30 minutes.
  • Vegetarian Shepherds Pie is ready.