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Lentil-Barley Shepherd's Pie

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1hr 50mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut potatoes into chunks (peel if you like) and boil until soft. Mash and set aside.
  2. Place 1 1/4 cups water in saucepan with lentils and barley. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 3/4 cups water in a saucepan.
  4. Add carrots, onion, and garlic and cook until tender. Add tomatoes and spices.
  5. Mix the flour with a little water and add to saucepan. Stir and cook over low heat until thickened.
  6. Mix vegetable mixture with cooked lentils and barley. Pour into casserole dish and top with mashed potatoes.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.

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