Meatless Kung Pao Shepherd’s Pie

Meatless Kung Pao Shepherd's Pie
Getting on the plant-based bandwagon couldn’t be easier with this meatless version of a familiar favorite. In true Mekhala-style, this recipe comes with an Asian surprise in the form of a vegan, gluten-free Kung Pao sauce. Ingredients: (Serves 2-4 pax) Mekhala Sichuan Kung Pao Starter Pack Diced Vegetables (Carrots, Peas, Corn, Zucchini Cubes, Bell Peppers, etc.) 2-3 Large Potatoes Green Onion Parsley Salt Pepper Olive or other Vegetable Oil Method:
  1. Boil peeled and quartered potatoes in a large pot until fork tender. Mash cooked potatoes, season with salt and pepper to taste. Then set aside.
  2. Rehydrate meatless crumbles by combining crumbles with 250ml hot water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Let sit for 5 minutes, then drain excess water.
  3. Saute diced vegetables in hot pan with 1-2 tablespoons of oil. Add crumbles and fry until browned.
  4. Add the sachet of Kung Pao sauce and stir through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. In a casserole dish, place an even layer of the meatless cumbles + vegetable mixture at the bottom. Cover with an even layer of mashed potatoes and sprinkle chopped green onions on top.
  6. Bake in the oven at 400F/200C until browned (30 minutes)
  7. Serve with parsley and enjoy!
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