Vegan Shepherds Pie
Print Recipe

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This vegan shepherd’s pie is comforting, healthy, delicious and really easy to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 302kcal


  • 600 g Chickpea lentil cooked
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 Onions white onion chopped
  • 1 Baby red onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 400 g Tomatoes chopped, canned
  • 350 g Vegetable stock
  • 735 g Sweet Potato peeled, chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 100 ml Coconut milk
  • 1 tsp Active dry yeast


  • Preheat the oven to 175C/350F.
  • Start making the filling: add the coconut oil to a saucepan and gently fry the onions, ginger, garlic, and spices until soft and tender.
  • Add in the rest of the filling ingredients cooked lentils, white and red onion, 1 tbsp cumin, cinnamon, maple syrup, tomatoes, and vegetable stock, bring to the boil, then leave to simmer it.
  • Meanwhile for the mash - add the sweet potatoes to a pan of boiling water, bring to the boil until softened
  • Drain the water from the pan of potatoes, then add the rest of the mash ingredients cumin and coconut milk and mash until smooth.
  • Add the filling to a large baking dish or 4 small dishes, then add the mash on top and a sprinkle of nutritional yeast.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, then serve with fresh coriander