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Vegetarian Shepard's Pie with Lentil and Barley Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegetarian Shepard's Pie with lentil and barley recipe? Learn how to make Vegetarian Shepard's Pie with lentil and barley using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ronit

Makes 6 servings



http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/vegetarian-shepherds-pie-ii/Detail.aspx Original recipe says serving size is 8.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Shepard's Pie with lentil and barley

2 cups vegetable broth, divided
1 teaspoon yeast extract spread, e.g. Marmite/Vegemite
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, chopped
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon water
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Shepard's Pie with lentil and barley

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, combine 1 1/4 cups broth, yeast extract, lentils and barley. Simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine remaining 3/4 cup broth, carrot, onion and walnuts; cook until tender, about 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash.

  5. 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 2 quart casserole dish. Spoon mashed potatoes over lentil mixture.

  6. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned on top, about 30 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 244.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
338mg
14%
Potassium
785mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
36.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
10.0g
40%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 4% Iron 14%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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