Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Who would believe you can make a hearty shepherd’s pie without meat and gravy?
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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient, ,
Interest Group


 Hot water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Four cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Frozen vegetables3 Cup (48 tbs) (any variety)
 Condensed cheddar cheese soup/Condensed cream of mushroom soup11 Ounce
 Sliced mushrooms4 Ounce (drained)
 French fried onions2 4⁄5 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 112

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.3%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.1 mg

Sodium 660.5 mg27.5%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A 61.2% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 0.86%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Heat hot water, milk and butter to a rapid boil in 2-quart saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 pouch Potatoes and 1 pouch Seasoning just until moistened. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed. Whip with fork until smooth; set aside.
2. Stir remaining ingredients except onions in large bowl. Pour vegetable mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole; sprinkle with half of the onions. Spread potatoes over onions.
3. Bake uncovered 25 minutes; sprinkle with remaining onions. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until mixture is hot and onions are brown.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft) Heat oven to 375ºF. For Do-Ahead directions, heat oven to 375°F and increase first bake time to 40 minutes.


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Ganesh Dutta says :

Really, this is a delicious pie. I had tried this recipe last sunday, its turn out great. This is a very simple recipe. Thanks for sharing this nice Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Recipe .
Posted on: 14 February 2008 - 2:17pm
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butterbites says :

why is this called shepherds pie ?
Posted on: 9 February 2008 - 7:21pm