Shepherd’s pie is popular in Great Britain and Ireland and is also known as “Hachis Parmentier” in France. In the original, a shepherd’s pie consists of a layer of minced meat and a layer of mashed potatoes. The latter gets a crispy crust in the oven.
Lentils, mushrooms and vegetables replace ground beef in this vegan shepherd’s pie. The result is at least as hearty as the original and thanks to the fiber-rich lentils, especially the filler.
Vegan shepherd’s pie is easy to make with regional ingredients: potatoes, mushrooms, carrots and onions are grown in Germany for other parts of the year. Because regional ingredients travel only short distances, they are often smaller CHO2-Footprint such as items from more distant countries. If you also rely on organic products, you avoid chemical-synthetic products pesticides and supports sustainable agriculture.
lenses less easy to get from the region. If you are lucky, you will find the Swabian “Alb Leisa”. In recent years, some farmers have rediscovered this type of lentil. Otherwise, you should buy lenses from Europe if possible, such as Puy lenses from France. The best lentils for this recipe are those that are still al dente after cooking – such as green lentils, Puy lentils, Pardina lenses or mountain lentils.
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