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Vegetarian Pie

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Have you not tried my Vegetarian Pie recipe yet? How is that possible? The goodness of Vegetable makes this dish a great treat. I will look forward to your feedback.
Ingredients
  Red lentils 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Chickpeas 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Water 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Vegetable stock cubes 2
  Oil/Butter 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Onions 2
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Green beans 1⁄4 Pound (110 Gram)
  Red pepper 1 , seeded and diced
  Tomato puree/Tomato sauce 325 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Worcestershire sauce 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Tomato paste 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Dried oregano 1 Pinch
  Pepper To Taste
  Potatoes 3 Medium, cooked and mashed
  Fresh parsley 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoons)
  Milk 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoons)
  Butter 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoons)
  Paprika To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1 In a bowl, pour water over lentils and chick peas.
2 Cover and soak overnight.
3 Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)
4 Lightly grease a casserole dish.

MAKING
5 Drain the lentils and chickpeas well.
6 In a pan, cook chick peas in water with crumbled stock cubes for 30 minutes.
7 Add lentils and cook for another 30 minutes, or until tender.
8 Drain well and set aside.
9 In a pan, heat the oil.
10 Add onions and gently fry until transparent.
11 Add garlic, beans, red pepper and stir-fry for 2 minutes (or combine butter instead of oil, onions, garlic, beans and red pepper and microwave on HIGH 2 minutes).
12 Add tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste and the seasonings.
13 Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes (or microwave on HIGH 2 minutes).
14 Spoon lentils and peas in the prepared casserole dish and add tomato mixture.
15 In a bowl, combine mashed potatoes with parsley, milk and butter, and spread over tomato mixture.
16 Sprinkle with a little paprika.
17 Bake for 20 minutes (or microwave on HIGH 4 minutes).

SERVING
18 Cut and serve as a main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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