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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 mariebu

Makes 4 servings



Vegetarian Gluten-free Shepherd's Pie

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

3 tablespoons butter,
3/4 cup dried millet, rinsed and picked over
1 Salt and pepper to taste
5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup milk
1/2 head cauliflower, broken into small florets
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
16 ounce frozen mixed vegetables, thawed*
1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus leaves for garnish
1/4 cup diced tomatoes
15 ounce chickpeas, drained and mashed*
15 ounce kidney beans, drained and mashed*
2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed*

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.

  2. Oil a 9-inch square baking dish with butter and set aside.

  3. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium pot.

  4. Add millet and 1 teaspoon salt.

  5. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.

  6. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in another medium pot on medium heat.

  7. Add half of the garlic and cook until light golden, 3 minutes.

  8. Add rice milk and cauliflower and bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat and cook until very tender, about 12 minutes.

  9. Add cooked millet to cauliflower and mash together with a potato masher until creamy.

  10. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

  11. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

  12. Add onions, remaining garlic and thyme and cook, stirring frequently, until onions soften, about 4 minutes.

  13. Add mixed vegetables and chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper.

  14. Cook 6 minutes.

  15. Stir in diced tomatoes.

  16. Add chickpeas and kidney beans to the vegetable mixture along with 3/4 cup water, stirring to combine well.

  17. Spread the vegetable-bean filling in the bottom of the baking dish.

  18. Sprinkle corn evenly over the mixture, then top with the cauliflower mash.

  19. Bake for about 25 minutes, until heated through.

  20. Cool for 5 minutes, then serve, garnished with parsley leaves.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 554.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1143
Calories from Fat
173
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.2g
30%
Saturated Fat
7.1g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
168mg
7%
Potassium
3064mg
88%
Total Carbohydrates
194.4g
65%
Dietary Fiber
46.3g
185%
Sugars
23.1g
Protein
56.3g
Vitamin A 116% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 30% Iron 94%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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