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Barley-Lentil Shepherd's Pie

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Of water
  • 1 c Lentils
  • 1/2 c Barley
  • 1 1/2 c Vegetable broth
  • 2 lg Diced carrots or any
  • -veggie that you chose.
  • -Frozen mixed veggies work
  • -well too.
  • 2 lg Chopped onions
  • 1 c Chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cn (28-oz) tomatoes; chopped
  • -(reserve liquid in case you
  • -need to add extra later)
  • 2 To
  • 3 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 2 ts Parsley
  • 6 Potatoes cooked and mashed
  • -(with water or soy milk for
  • -VEGAN or with evaporated
  • -skim milk for LACTO-OVO)
  • Salt and pepper


Bring water to a boil, add lentils and barley. Cover and simmer for 30
minutes until water is absorbed. Heat broth in dutch oven, add garlic,
carrot or other veggies and onion and cook until tender. Add tomatoes,
mushrooms and spices and cook for 5 minutes. Mix flour with a little bit of
water and add to the mixture. Stir and cook over low heat until thickened
adding some of the reserved tomato liquid if necessary. Add barley and
lentils and combine well. Top with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with salt &
pepper, cornflake crumbs or whatever you wish and bake at 350 degrees for
30 minutes (45 minutes if made ahead and at room temp.)

This recipe feeds 6 to 10 people, depending on whether you have a salad
with it. You can also divide it among 3 or 4 containers and freeze for


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