Shepherd's Pie (Almost Vegetarian) Recipe

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Submitted by lilysecret

Makes 6 servings



Substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth for a vegetarian version.

Recipe Ingredients for Shepherd's Pie (almost vegetarian)

1 tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon dried thyme
3/4 teaspoon salt, to taste
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups lentils, cooked
1 carrot, diced
1/2 cup celery, diced
1 cup corn kernels, cooked
14 ounces potatoes, boiled and mashed
2/3 cup lowfat buttermilk

Recipe Directions for Shepherd's Pie (almost vegetarian)

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish.

  2. Mash the potatoes together with the buttermilk, beat with an electric mixture until almost smooth.

  3. In a 1 1/2-quart sauce pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onions, carrot, celery and garlic; cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add the flour until absorbed. Add the broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring, until the mixture comes to a boil. Stir in the lentils and the corn. Spoon into the pan.

  4. Top the lentil mixture with the potatoes.

  5. Bake 40 minutes or until the potatoes are browned on top.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
202
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
713mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
35.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 7% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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