Lentil and vegetable ‘cottage pie’


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Vegetarian

By Katy Holder

Published 2018

  • About

Total comfort food – that’s the only way to describe this dish, which is filling, warming, nutritious and delicious. Brown lentils replace the more traditional beef, making this a well-balanced family meal everyone will love.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) mashing potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 30


Put the potato in a large saucepan of salted water and bring to the boil. Cook for 12–15 minutes until tender. Drain well and return to the pan over low heat to evaporate off any excess liquid. Mash with the butter and milk until smooth. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

While the potatoes are cooking, put the remaining ingredients into the slow cooker, season well w