Shepherd-Less Pie Deconstructed

Dec 24, 2021by F&F

Our lovely F&F Ambassador Nina, shares her hearty, filling, protein and veggie-packed dish — Shepherd-Less Pie Deconstructed!

If you're looking for an easy weeknight dinner to meal prep for the week, this is it! Follow the recipe below.

Plantasy Foods Walnut & Lentil MincePlantasy Foods Walnut & Lentil Mince

Recipe Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tsp cumin, 1 tsp each smoked paprika, ground coriander + chipotle powder, 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup veggie stock
  • 60g Plant Based Meat 
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 2 tsp soy sauce or tamari
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon


  1. Heat olive oil in a pan, then add onion and sauté until golden.
  2. Add garlic, tomato paste and spices. Sauté until fragrant, then deglaze pan with the veggie stock.
  3. Add in remaining ingredients plus an additional cup of water, bring to a simmer and cook for at least 30 minutes until thickened, but the longer the better!
  4. Season to taste and serve with mash (see the instructions below).
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Instructions For The Mash

  1. Peel and dice 800g potatoes.
  2. Start cooking the potatoes in cold water.
  3. Cook until soft then mash with 2-3 tbsp Cashew Butter, pinch of nutmeg, 2-3 tbsp Nutritional Yeast, salt to taste and a dash of unsweetened plant milk.
  4. Whisk until smooth and creamy!

If you want to skip the cooking time, why not try Plantasy Foods Instant Mash Potato — ready as soon as they kettle has boiled. They come in 4 delicious flavours, including: Original, Spinach, Carrot and Low Carb, to truly satisfy your taste buds!

This Shepherd-Less Pie Deconstructed dish is similar to a chilli style stew. It is so rich and full of flavour and when paired with a creamy vegan mash, it officially completes the dish!

We're so fortunate to have such a delicious, affordable meat alternative with Plantasy Foods Plant-Based Mince. It's packed with protein, to ensure you get your nutrients and it's also gluten free. We absolutely love seeing your food recipes and creations with our wonderful Vegan Food. If you make something, make sure to tag us on Instagram @floraandfaunaau.

For more delicious vegan dinner recipes head to the Recipes section at our blog and check out the blogs below:

Cheesy Vegan Cauliflower Gnochhi

Pumpkin Soup With Coconut Bacon

Hemp & Kale Pesto Pasta

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