Vegan Lentil Cottage Pie | Lentil Cottage Pie Recipe

Updated on May 13th, 2020

Vegetarian lentil cottage pie is composed of lentils, tomato, carrot and spices and topped with creamy mashed potato mixture. The dish is usually served as a main meal with a light salad or bread or fried rice.

Ingredients:

  • Vegetable oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1
  • Celery (chopped) – 2 stalks
  • Large carrot (chopped) – 1
  • Garlic (crushed) – 2 cloves
  • Sun-dried tomato pesto – 2 tbsp.
  • Tomato passata (sieved) – 1 cup (250ml)
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Thyme (chopped) – 1 tbsp.
  • Massel vegetable liquid stock – 1 cup (250ml)
  • Lentils (rinsed and drained) – 400g
  • Potatoes (peeled and chopped) – 800g
  • Unsalted butter – 100g
  • Milk – 1/2 cup (125ml)
  • Egg yolks – 2
  • Cheddar cheese (grated) – 100g

Process:

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for about 1 – 2 minutes. Add garlic, celery and carrot to the pan and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Then add tomato pesto, thyme, passata, bay leaf and vegetable stock and simmer gently for about 15 minutes or until the vegetable mixture are cooked. Add lentils and stir.
  • Transfer the lentil vegetable mixture to a 1.2 liter baking bowl.
  • Subsequently, boil potatoes in salted water until they tender.
  • Drain potatoes, peel and mash. Mix mashed potatoes with unsalted butter, milk, egg yolks and cheddar cheese.
  • Spread this potato mixture over the lentil-vegetable mixture and roughen the top using a fork.
  • Place it into the preheated oven and bake for about 15 minutes or until bubbling and golden.
  • Remove from the oven and serve warm.

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