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Vegetarian Cottage Pie

Vegetarian Cottage Pie

By: Lisa Guy

Cottage pie is a well-loved dish in Scottish cuisine. This hearty vegetarian variation is bursting with goodness.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • Splash olive oil for frying
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 2 tsp dried herbs
  • 1 tin lentils, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup peas
  • 1 tbsp sundried tomato paste
  • Handful kale or spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup mushrooms, diced
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • Pinch sea salt & pepper
  • 3 large potatoes, cooked & mashed
  • Milk of choice
  • Handful cheese, grated
  • Pinch sea salt & pepper

Method


  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add olive oil and sauté the onion for 3 mins.
  • Add carrots, celery and mushrooms and cook for 5 mins.
  • Stir through garlic, tomatoes, vegetable stock, tomato paste, herbs, salt, pepper and lentils. Let simmer with the lid on for 15 mins.
  • Add peas and spinach and cook with the lid on for a further 5 mins.
  • Transfer the mixture to an ovenproof dish and top with mashed potato. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 15 mins. Serve.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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