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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.1
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.3 mg
  • Sodium: 899.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.6 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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Lentil Shepherd's Pie

Submitted by: LIV2RIDE

Introduction

This recipe is from 125 Best Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson. I highly recommend it. This recipe is from 125 Best Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson. I highly recommend it.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 T vegetable oil
    2 c finely chopped onions
    4 stalks celery, thinly sliced
    2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
    1 T finely chopped garlic
    1 t salt
    1/2 t dried thyme leaves
    1/2 t cracked black peppercorns
    1 1/2 c brown or green lentils, rinsed
    1 can (28 oz) tomatoes, including juice, coarsely chopped
    2 c vegetable stock

    Topping
    4 c mashed potatoes
    1 c dry bread crumbs
    1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese (optional)

Directions

1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, celery and carrots and cook, stirring for 7 minutes, until vegetables are softened. Add garlic, salt, thyme and peppercorns and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add lentils and tomatoes with juice and bring to boil. Transfer to slow cooker stoneware and stir in vegetable stock.

2. Topping: In a bowl combine mashed potatoes and bread crumbs. mix well. Spread mixture evenly over lentil mixture. Sprinkle cheese over top, if using. Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours, until hot and bubbling.

Tip: You can use leftover mashed potatoes in this recipe or even prepared mashed potatoes from the supermarket. However, if your potatoes contain milk, don't add the topping mixture to the slow cooker until the mixture is cooked. Spread topping over the hot lentil mixture. Cover and cook on HIGH for 30 minutes, until the potatoes are hot and the cheese has melted.

Serves 6 to 8.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIV2RIDE.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We do this in the oven and it works fine at 350 for about an hour. - 5/19/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a good basic nutritious dish, also very tasty!
    I substituted some of the potatoes fo swede and carrot and left out the cheese and bread crumbs and browned the topping under the grill. - 1/26/11

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