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Harvest Pie And Salad

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Ingredients
  Carrots 4 Medium, chopped finely ((1 cup grated for the salad))
  Celery root 1 Large, chopped finely
  Yellow onion 1 Large, chopped finely
  Leeks 2 Large, chopped finely
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Vegetable stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Seitan 1 Pound
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Pecorino cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (for the dough)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon (for the dough)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (for the dough)
  Sage leaves 6 Medium (for garnish)
  Grated apple 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for the salad)
  Grated beets 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for the salad)
  Macadamia nut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for the salad)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.
2.Chop all the vegetables and the seitan.

MAKING

FOR THE PIE FILLING
3. Heat olive oil in a pan, add the garlic and the seitan.
4. Add 1/2 cup of the vegetable stock and cook it till it is browned.
5. Add the vegetables and saute.
6. In another pan, drop the butter and let it melt.
7. Add the flour. Stir vigorously taking care not to burn.
8. Add the cheese and 2 cups of vegetable stock. Give it a stir and season with salt and pepper.
9. Pour it in the pan containing the vegetable mixture and take off from heat.

FOR THE DOUGH
9. Combine all the ingredients for the dough with 1/2 cup of unsoftened butter cut into small pieces and give it all a pulse in the food processor.
10.Combine milk and work into a soft dough.
11.Place it on top of individual ramekins and a pie dish containing the vegetable and seitan mixture.
12.Bake for 45 minutes until crust is golden.

FOR THE SALAD
13.Combine the grated carrot, apple and beets along with the macadamia nuts lightly toasted in a little oil.

14.Lightly fry the sage leaves in a little oil for garnish.

SERVING
15. Serve the harvest pie warm with the fried sage on top as garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie, Mock Meat
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, High Fiber
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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