Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie recipe? Learn how to make Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by yourfavoriteblonde

Makes 4 servings



Healthy alternative to Shepherd's Pie

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

1/2 teaspoon olive oil
2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes
1/3 cup soy milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic
1 pound portabella mushrooms
1 cup carrots
2 stalks celery, chopped
3/4 cup vegetable broth, divided
1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup frozen peas

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato Topping: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut off about 1/8 inch at root of unpeeled, garlic bulb. Keeping the shape of garlic bulb lay it on top of a piece of aluminum foil, or place in a garlic roasting dish. Drizzle with 1/2 teaspoon olive oil. Wrap completely in foil (or cover dish) and bake for 50 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Meanwhile, peel potatoes and slice into 1/2-inch rounds. Put potatoes into an 8-quart stock pot. Cover with water and boil for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are soft throughout. and drain. In a large mixing bowl, or in stock pot, add soy milk to potatoes. Puree potatoes using an electric hand mixer. Once garlic has cooled enough to handle, squeeze each roasted clove into potatoes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and mix well. Portabella Boca Base: Heat oil in a large saucepan or stockpot. Saute onion over medium-low heat for 3 minutes. Using a garlic press, crush 2 cloves of garlic directly into pot. Stir in mushrooms, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add Boca Burger Crumbles (if using), baby carrots, and celery. Stir in 1/2 cup vegetable broth, reserving remaining 1/4 cup for later. Add soy sauce, fresh rosemary, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. In a small mixing bowl, slowly add remaining 1/4 cup broth to flour. Add to mushroom mixture and cook to thicken. Finally, stir in frozen peas. Assembling the Shepherd's Pie: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a casserole dish or an 11x8" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Pour Portabella Boca Base into dish. Spread Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes on top. Smooth out potato topping or "rake" with a fork to create an interesting presentation. Bake uncovered, for 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs and serve hot.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 580.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
357
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1181mg
49%
Potassium
1994mg
57%
Total Carbohydrates
67.8g
23%
Dietary Fiber
13.2g
53%
Sugars
10.8g
Protein
12.6g
Vitamin A 111% Vitamin C 109%
Calcium 10% Iron 22%
* 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 niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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