Vegan shepherds with with sweet potato mash

A tasty vegan shepherds pie with a sweet potatoes mash. Ideal for the colder evenings

Vegan shepherds with with sweet potato mash

Vegan shepherd’s pie with sweet potato mash

A delicious vegan shepherds pie using sweet potatoes for a twist
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine English
Servings 4
Calories 540 kcal


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 large carrots cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 400 g chopped tomato
  • 400 g lentils
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • 200 ml red wine
  • 950 g sweet potatoes
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 85 g vegan cheese
  • 25 g vegan butter
  • 150 ml water


  • Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pan, then fry the onion until golden.
  • Add the carrots, and most of the chopped thyme, reserving a small amount
  • Pour in the red wine, water, and chopped tomatoes, then add the stock cubes and simmer for 10 mins.
  • Add the lentils, including the juice, cover and simmer for approx.10 mins
  • Boil the sweet potatoes for approx 15 minutes, until tender, drain well, then mash with the butter and season to taste.
  • Put the lentil mixture into a pie dish, add the mash on top,then sprinkle over the vegan cheese and the remaining thyme.
  • Put in the oven and cook for approx. 30 minutes until the top is brown and bubbling. Serve with green cabbage or brocolli


Nutritional Information

Per serving
540 kcal | Fat 16g| Saturated Fat 8g | Carbs 66g |Protein 16g | Sugar 33g | Fibre 16g | Salt 2g
Keyword sweet potato mash, vegan shepherd pie