Vegan Shepherd's Pie

Vegan Shepherd's Pie

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This gluten-free shepherd’s pie is a vegan version of traditional shepherd’s pie. Loaded with veggies, and topped with mashed potatoes, it has the perfect balance between healthy and delicious. If you like comfort food, you might also like this recipe.

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients

  • ⅛ cup olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced or processed
  • 1 celery root (peeled & diced) or 4 celery stalks, diced or processed
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 package mushrooms, sliced
  • 2-3 carrots, diced or processed
  • 1 turnip or 1-2 parsnips (depends on size), diced or processed
  • 1 can kidney beans, well rinsed
  • Optional addition (don’t add this if you want the recipe to be gluten-free): 2 links Field Roast sausage or Sweet Earth seitan, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoon vegan Worcestershire sauce (you can substitute soy sauce if you don’t have any)
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste or 12 packet miso soup powder
  • 1½ cup water
  • 2-3 cup leftover mashed potatoes

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Directions

Dollhouse Shortcut

If you have an instant pot, you can use it on Sauté mode.

Sauté the diced onion and celery (if using celery) in ⅛ cup olive oil, stirring frequently over low-medium heat until translucent (about 5-7 minutes) and then add the garlic. If using an instant pot for this recipe, use the sauté button for this step.

Add mushrooms and garlic and sauté 3 more minutes.

Add carrots, parsnips or turnips, and celery root and sauté 5 more minutes.

Add the 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon thyme, ¼ teaspoon rosemary, ½ teaspoon pepper, 2 teaspoons vegan Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon miso paste, water, optional vegan meat, and kidney beans.

Preheat the oven to 350º.

Boil, lower heat, and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Spoon the mixture into oven safe casserole dishes or bowls, leaving some room at the top.

Vegan Shepherd's Pie pre-baked

Top with mashed potatoes. Purple potatoes make it look really pretty.

Place onto baking sheet before placing into oven (to catch overflow).

Bake at 350º for 25 minutes or until the mashed potatoes start to turn a little bit brown on top.

Serve in bowls.

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