Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

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  1. Wash the beans and rice in plenty of cold water. Combine about 4 cups of water with beans and rice and cook for 5o minutes or until the beans are soft. Drain, reserving the stock for later.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet. Fry the onions for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots and cook covered for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cooked beans and rice. Stir well and let saute for a few minutes, ensuring that the mixture does not burn.
  5. Combine the soy sauce, tomato paste, herbs and stock.
  6. Mix well and pour into the skillet. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to very low, partially cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent it burning. Add more stock if necessary.
  7. Transfer into a casserole. Top the cooked vegetables with mashed potatoes.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 40 minutes, or until the potatoes are browned.
  9. Serve with vegetables or a green salad.

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