Vegan Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

by | Updated: September 27th, 2021

Shepherd’s pie is an age-old comfort dish with variants from Europe to Indonesia and Canada to Brazil. While originally conceived by home cooks trying to cleverly extend leftover meat, these dishes now have many vegan variations that have been (lovingly) nicknamed “shepherdless pie.” This recipe features the customary cloud-like layer of mashed potatoes, but it tops a medley of mushrooms, veggies and a hint of sweet apple. Make no mistake, it’s just as filling as the pies of yore, but with a gentle (and tasty!) turn toward plant-based. Dig in!

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Vegan Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 301 kcal
Author Pamela Higgins

Ingredients

Filling

  • 16 oz. white button mushrooms stems removed, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots sliced
  • 1 medium apple peeled and diced
  • ½ small onion diced
  • 1 cup red peppers chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp. baking flour gluten-free or flour of choice
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut milk

Topping

  • 2 lbs. (approx. 8 medium) gold potatoes
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In skillet on medium heat, sauté mushrooms, carrots, apple, onion, peppers, salt and pepper for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in broth, flour and coconut milk.
  4. Pour mixture into 8x8-in. baking dish or pie plate.
  5. In large stock pot with cold, salted water, add potatoes. Bring to boil and cook 20 minutes. Drain.
  6. In same skillet used to cook vegetables, mash potatoes. (Note: Leave skin on for gold potatoes.) Add coconut milk, broth, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Adjust seasoning to taste and continue mashing to desired consistency.
  7. In baking dish with vegetables, evenly layer mashed potatoes. Bake 20 minutes until heated through.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Vegan Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 301 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 522mg22%
Potassium 1607mg46%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 6607IU132%
Vitamin C 99mg120%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.