CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Shepherds Pie with a twist

Ingredients:

  • Boca tofu crumbles-one package
  • carrots
  • peas
  • mushrooms
  • onion
  • vegetable broth
  • garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • tomato paste
  • potatoes

Directions:

Boil potatoes and mash- this can be done traditionally with almond milk and a little earth balance or simply mash the cooked potatoes

In a skillet place the tofu crumbles, two diced carrots, a half bag frozen peas and a 1/2 cup of vegetable broth. Simmer.  Add salt, pepper and garlic to taste.  Add 1/2 can tomato paste.  Simmer until mixed

In a separate skillet add a tablespoon of olive oil, package of diced mushrooms, and 1/2 diced onion.  Simmer until the mushrooms give off liquid then add a cup of vegetable broth and simmer until the mushrooms are well cooked.  A a tablespoon of cornstarch to 1/4 cup of warm water and dilute.  Add this mixture to the mushrooms to thicken into a gravy and reduce the heat to low.

In a baking dish pour the tofu mixture in a spread evenly.  Top with the potatoes.  Then cover with the mushroom gravy.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 min and serve.

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