Transform your mealtime into a journey around the world with this delicious, globally-inspired shepherd’s pie! Filled to the brim with rich garlic and herbs, it is sure to tantalize everyone’s taste buds. Whether for an intimate gathering or special celebration, let your guests experience something unique that will leave them in awe. Dive right into flavor exploration today – you won’t regret it!
- 1 cup green lentils, rinsed and drained
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 2 stalks of celery, chopped
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 cups mashed potatoes
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
- Add the carrots and celery and sauté for another 5-7 minutes until softened.
- Add the lentils, vegetable broth, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
- Spread the lentil mixture in the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes, spreading them evenly.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes until the top is lightly golden and the filling is hot and bubbly.
If you’re looking for an exquisite meal perfect for 6-8 people, this dish is a must! Its delicious flavors are best enjoyed with some crunchy greens or roasted veggies on the side.