Vegetarian Tex-Mex Shepherd's Pie

Author: Canadian Living

Serve with: Cucumber Salad

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Yukon Gold potatoes (2 lb/1 kg)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cups bulgur
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup corn kernels

Method

Peel and cut potatoes into 2-inch (5 cm) chunks. In saucepan of boiling water, cover and cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes; drain and mash. Blend in milk, parsley, butter and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each of the salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook carrots, onion, red pepper, chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Add bulgur and flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually stir in stock; cover and cook over low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.

Add corn and remaining salt and pepper. Spread in 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish; spread potatoes over top. Broil for 2 minutes or until golden. (Make-ahead: Let cool for 30 minutes; refrigerate until cold. Cover and store for up to 24 hours; reheat, covered, in 350°F/180°C oven for 30 minutes or until filling is bubbly.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 529 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 277.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 50 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 19.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 78.0
  • Vitamin C 73.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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