Tvp shepherd pie

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Potatoes; peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon Cooking oil; up to 2
1 medium Onion; diced
½ cup TVP.; (up to 1)
1 cup Fresh or canned tomato sauce; (up to 2)
1 \N Sweet red pepper; chopped
2 \N Carrots; diced
2 larges Portabello mushrooms; diced
1 large Zucchini; chopped
½ cup Frozen peas
½ cup Frozen corn

</x-rich><x-rich>(TVP = Texturized Vegetable Protein) Note: all quantities are approximate, but I tried to write what I used last time I made it. Can change quantities according to taste. The most involved part of this recipe is the chopping of the vegetables.

Boil potatoes until tender. Drain and mash with a little butter. Set aside.

(you can add a sweet potato or some parsnips too) In a large pot, heat oil. Add onions. Cook 2 minutes. Add TVP and season to taste with salt and pepper, or other herbs. (Soya sauce or tomato paste is good too. I use italian seasonings -- oregano, basil, marjoram).

Cook 5-7 minutes. Add vegetables and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add tomato sauce.

Cook for 15 minutes on low to medium heat, until vegetables are tender and TVP has absorbed some of the sauce.

Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.

Pour into a greased pie plate or glass dish (8 x8 or 9 x 13 - depending on how much filling you've made).

Top the mixture with potatoes. Spread evenly. Sprinkle top with grated parmesan cheese if desired, or chopped herbs and parsley.

Bake for 25 minutes, at 350, or until potatoes are nicely browned.

Posted to JEWISH-FOOD digest by Brenda Kosky <<bkosky@...> on May 14, 1998

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