Shepard's Pie


Prep Time

5mins

Cooking Time

20mins

Yields

4 serves

Ingredients

  • 500grams x Meat Mince
  • 1 x cup of peas
  • 1 x tomato
  • 1 x onion
  • 1/2 x capsicum
  • 1 x carrot
  • 1 x cauliflower
  • 1/2 x sweet potatoes or 1/2 pumpkin
  • 1 x cup of cashews (pre-soak in water for 2 hours)
  • Salt + pepper to taste

Directions

1. In a glass baking dish - line sides with butter to prevent sticking

2. In some oil, lightly sauté chopped onion, tomato, mincemeat with a sprinkle of salt and pepper until the meat is cooked, (approx. 10mins.)

3. Add in diced capsicum, carrot & peas and cook for another 5 - 10 minutes.

4. In a blender / food processor, add 1 cup cashews to 1/4 cup water and blitz until cashew mixture is creamy - if needed add more water.

5. In a separate pot, boil chopped cauliflower & sweet potato in some water.

6. When the sweet potato and cauliflower is cooked through, strain the water, add 1 heaped tablespoon of butter and mash.

7. In your glass baking dish add in the meat mince mixture and flatten as a bottom layer using a spatula.

8. Add the mashed sweet potato & cauliflower as the next layer and flatten using a spatula.

9. Top with the final cashew cheese layer and using a fork or knife – place some holes in the mixture for the heat to cook through.

10. Place in over to cook on medium for 10mins or until cashew cheese is slightly brown.

Notes