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Gardener's Pie
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Gardener's Pie

A tasty and balanced vegetarian dinner the whole family will love.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 1 1carrotcarrots, diced
  • 1 tsp 1tspdried basil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1 pkg (12 oz/340 g) 1pkg (12 oz/340 g) precooked ground soy protein mixture
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 ml) 1can (19 oz/540 ml)black beanblack beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspall purpose flour
  • 1 cup 1cupvegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsptomato paste

Potato Topping:

  • 3 (1-1/2 lb/750 g) 3(1-1/2 lb/750 g)potatopotatoes
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupmilk
  • 1 pinch 1pincheach of salt and pepper
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In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion, carrot, basil and pepper, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 10 minutes.

Add soy mixture and beans. Sprinkle with flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add broth and tomato paste; bring to boil and boil, stirring, for 2 minutes. Scrape into greased 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish.

Potato Topping: Meanwhile, peel potatoes and cut into chunks. Cook in saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and return to pot; mash with milk, salt and pepper. Spread over vegetable mixture. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until hot, about 20 minutes. Broil until golden.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 388 pro 26g total fat 4g sat. fat 1g
carb 62g fibre 15g chol 2mg sodium 1,317mg

% RDI:

calcium 13 iron 50 vit A 35 vit C 25
folate 39
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