Sweet Potato Lentil Pie
This recipe for sweet potato lentil pie is contains simple ingredients that are affordable, nutrient-dense, and delicious. Everyone in the family will love it!
Sweet potatoes contain vitamin A for eye health and fiber for bowel health. Lentils are a great source of plant-based protein for strong bones. Garlic and onions contain antioxidants that boost immunity and promote overall health.
3 large sweet potatoes
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1.5 cups uncooked lentils
4 cup vegetable stock
1 bag of frozen mixed veggies
You can substitute/add any of the ingredients for some of your favorites. Add your favorite herbs and spices to the filling. You can use any type of lentils. You can also use fresh veggies instead of frozen if you have and need to use them!
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 425F and line a baking dish with parchment paper
Place sweet potatoes in a large pot over the stove; Cover with water and bring to a boil; Reduce heat and cook for about 20 minutes or until soft; Drain and transfer to a large mixing bowl; Mash sweet potatoes with a fork until smooth or use a hand-mixer; Set aside
Prepare filling; Add garlic and onions to a pot with olive oil over low heat; Cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes; Season with salt and pepper to taste; Add lentils, broth, and thyme; Mix to combine and bring to a low boil; Reduce to a simmer and cook until lentils are soft, about 20 minutes
Add frozen vegetables; Stir and cook for about 10 minutes; Drain any excess liquid and transfer mixture to baking dish; Top with mashed sweet potatoes, creating a smooth even layer
Bake for 20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are lightly browned and the edges are bubbling; Allow to cool and thicken before serving; Store in the fridge for up to one week; Enjoy!