Vegetarian Cottage Pie2014-08-15
- Servings : 4-6
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 40m
- Ready In : 60m
The recipeVegetarian cottage pie is a tasty and wholesome alternative to the traditional dish. It is fine served on its own or with any vegetable of your choice.
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 3 large carrots, cut into 20mm chunks
- 2 tbsp thyme, chopped
- 350ml vegetable stock
- 400g chopped tinned tomatoes
- 400g green lentils
- 900g sweet potatoes
- 25g butter
- 85g cheddar style goats cheese, grated
- salt to taste
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion for 10 minutes until soft and golden.
In the meantime cook the lentils in a saucepan by covering them in water and simmering for 20 minutes until tender.
To the onions, add the carrots, thyme, stock and tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the cooked lentils and simmer for 10 minutes.
In the meantime cook the peeled and diced sweet potato for 20 minutes until tender then mash and mix in the butter.
Spoon the lentil mixture into a pie dish. Spoon the mash evenly on top and sprinkle the grated cheese to cover.
Place in a preheated oven at 180°C and cook for 30 minutes until golden brown.