Monday, May 19, 2014
This recipe is a good source of protein and vitamins plus that all important fiber.
Shepherd's Pie: Lentil and Sweet Potato
2 large sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
2 celery stalks
2 cups of cooked lentils
small can of chopped tomatoes
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare mashed sweet potatoes and cook the lentils without salt.
Dice the onion, carrots, and celery and cook in a bit of butter until softened. Stir in cooked lentils and the tomatoes. Add a teaspoon of basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place in casserole dish and top with the mashed sweet potatoes.
Bake in 350 oven for 20-25 minutes.
Adding a dollop of sour cream and a generous sprinkle of fresh snipped chives makes it all worthwhile.