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Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie II

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars
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"This was our first vegetarian recipe and has withstood the test of time, now one of our staple recipes."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 184
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 184 calories; 5.2 29.8 6.2 0 147 Full nutrition

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Excellent Recipe. I didn't have any yeast extract spread, so I substituted nutritional yeast flakes (about 1/4 cup) and it had the same effect. Also, I'm not vegan, so I mashed the potatoes with...

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This recipe is terrible. I followed the instructions almost exactly, the only thing i did differently was i used boullion instead of yeast extract. I also added a cup of water into the barley/...

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Excellent Recipe. I didn't have any yeast extract spread, so I substituted nutritional yeast flakes (about 1/4 cup) and it had the same effect. Also, I'm not vegan, so I mashed the potatoes with...

We have updated this recipe to clarify the yeast extract spread ingredient.

Very good and simple. I took the advice of others and cooked lentils/barley for 15 then added carrots and onions to the same pot. Came out great. Also added a bay leaf and oregeno to the lent...

This was really good! I added garlic, and whirled the carrots, walnuts, onions, and garlic in the food processor (rather than chopping/shredding). Added a little extra water and flour for more...

This recipe turned out surprisingly flavourful. I did make a few alterations though. First, I doubled it because it is soooo good and you'll want the leftovers. Then, I added 2 tsp. of garlic...

I couldn't get over how good this was. I couldn't get the yeast spread either, but I mixed a little warm water with dry yeast and then measured out the right amount. I also substituted 2 yams an...

This recipe is terrible. I followed the instructions almost exactly, the only thing i did differently was i used boullion instead of yeast extract. I also added a cup of water into the barley/...

Many of the suggestions for increasing the seasoning are great. As for texture, standard Shepherd's Pie isn't exactly a festival of textures! It's usually a way of using leftovers! :-) Mar...

I am really surprised by the high reviews for this recipe. I tried it two nights ago, followed instructions exactly and ended up with a very dense, extremely plain tasting, unpleasant brown/whit...