Roast Mushroom and Leek Shepherd’s Pie

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Fabulous Food

Fabulous Food

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1997

  • About

This is an easy vegetarian recipe which becomes almost ‘meaty’, using the large flat or cup mushrooms. The dish is layered like a lasagne with the mashed potato piped or forked across the top.

Ingredients

  • 900 g (2 lb) flat or open-cup mushrooms, wiped and stalks removed
  • 4–5 leeks, finely shredded

Method

Pre-heat the oven to 230°C/450°/Gas Mark 8.

Heat a frying-pan or roasting tray with a tablespoon or two of olive or cooking oil. Season the mushrooms with salt and pepper and place in the pan or tray. Fry the mushrooms on a high heat, colouring them well. After a minute, turn t