Monday, 8 July 2013

Veg Shepherd's Pie

Enjoy this hearty dish made from kidney beans and vegetables topped with creamy mashed potatoes….


2 large potatoes, chopped
1 tsp dried herb powder
1 tbsp butter
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper powder
2-3 tbsp milk
1 cup mix vegetables, parboiled
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup kidney beans, cooked
2 large tomatoes
1/2 cup tomato puree              
1/4 tsp soya sauce
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp olive oil
Salt to taste


  •  Cook potatoes or microwave for3-4 min in water until tender. Drain and mash well.
  • Microwave butter for 10 seconds and add dried herbs. Add in mashed potatoes with salt and pepper.
  • Now beat potato mixture with enough milk to make them light and fluffy and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan, cook onion until translucent.
  • Stir in kidney beans, tomatoes, and tomato sauce, soya sauce and vegetable mixture.
  • Mix in salt and chilli flakes and cook for 5-7 min.
  • Preheat oven to 175 degrees C (375 deg F).
  • Transfer vegetable mixture to a baking dish. Sprinkle cheese and a pinch dried herbs.
  • Cover it with potato mixture over the top using piping bag or with ladle.
  • Bake for 20-25 min. and broil for 1 min to get brown on top.


  1. super yummy pie...have no doubts about half pie missing...that is tempting anyone

  2. I am clapping here on your vegetarian version. Its a brilliant idea and a good break from meat. My other half will simply this very much. Anywhere its just us with potatoes, anything with it we will eat to glory.

  3. Love your vegetarian version of pie.. Perfectly baked .. cheese has melted and given nice texture to the pie..

  4. That's an awesome looking vegetarian pie.. Wud love to make this soon :)

  5. The pie looks awesome Preeti... Lovely and cheesy texture...

  6. great pie ! should try this sometime!

  7. Oh wow! The pie looks so delish Preeti :) I will have to keep this in mind. I never even thought about a Veggie Shepherds Pie :)

  8. lovely idea...looks wonderful !

  9. Delicious veggie shepard pie Love it.

  10. Hi preeti, long tym......wonderful veg shephard pie, love the whole concept.....looks tempting and am sure its super delicious...