Episode 18: Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients for pie crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoonful salt
  • 1 cup hot water
Ingredients for filling:
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoonful Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 large can vegetable broth
  • corn starch
Ingredients for topping:
  • 4-6 potatoes, skinned and boiled
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 5 tablespoonsful Chik’N style seasoning

Chick’N style seasoning ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cups nutritional yeast flakes
  • 3 tsps onion powder
  • 2 1/4 tsps garlic powder
  • 3 tsps Italian seasoning (may substitute 1 1/2 tsps oregano + 1 1/2 tsps basil)
  • 2 tsps dried parsley

Directions for Chick’N style seasoning

  • Blend all the ingredients for chick’N style seasoning in a blender except for the parsley until you get a fine powder
  • Add parsley to powder mixture
  • Mix well and set aside
Directions to make pie crust:
  • Add flour and salt to bowl
  • Mix well
  • Add olive oil and water at the same time
  • Mix until you get a dough
  • Get two piece of parchment
  • Get a ball of dough and place on a sheet of parchment paper
  • Put another piece of parchment paper on top
  • Use a rolling pin and knead the dough until you get a very thin layer
  • Layer the dough over a pie tin and set aside
Directions for filling:
  • Stir-fry carrots, broccoli, and mushrooms in a wok or large pan
  • Add in garlic
  • Add in 3 spoonfuls of tomato paste
  • Add in vegetable broth
  • Add corn starch to thicken sauce
  • Simmer for 10 more minutes then set aside
Directions for topping:
  • Add potatoes to a pot and mash
  • Slowly add in almond milk and mash some more
  • Add Chik’N style seasoning and mix around
Directions to make pie:
  • Add vegetable mixture to ┬ápie crust
  • Spoon a thin layer of potato topping over pie
  • Use a fork to make track lines on the topping
  • Broil the pie in the oven until the topping is golden brown