Vegan Cowboy Pie!
Vegan cowboy pie is just as tasty as the original!
Cowboy Pie is an absolute classic that has made people happy for many years!
Especially kids, young and old, who can imagine their enjoying cowboy pie on the prairies over a campfire.
Cowboy pie is so easy and quick to prepare especially if the potatoes are already cooked and mashed in advance. This recipe is perfect for kids to prepare themselves.
What you need, in any amount that’s good for you and your family:
veggie sausages, mince, chunks, or burgers chopped up. Or replace the veggie meat replacement with some mushrooms or your favourite vegetable.
potatoes, cooked and mashed with a dollop of plant-based margarine and a splash of your choice of milk. And some salt and pepper to season.
onions, 1 or 2, chopped
vegetable oil, or about 1/4 cup of vegetable stock for sauteing.
a few cloves of garlic, fine chopped (optional)
1 or 2 tins of baked beans depending on how many the pie is feeding
1 or 2 or 3 or even 4 tbsps of BBQ sauce/tomato or brown ketchup. Or 1 or 2 tbsp southern fried/BBQ seasoning mix. Alternatively a tsp of mild chilli powder and a tbsp of smoked paprika or normal paprika would still be delicious.
vegan/plant-based cheese or vegetarian cheese if your vegetarian.
Very easy method:
Preheat oven to 190 Fan/210 Celsius/Gas 5.
Find a casserole dish.
Prepare your mashed potatoes.
Cook your veggie sausages according to their package instructions.
Saute your onions and garlic in a little vegetable oil or vegetable stock until soft.
Tip your baked beans into your casserole dish.
Add the bbq sauce/seasoning to your baked beans.
Mix the onions and garlic into the baked bean mix.
Add your cooked sausages. Stir to coat your sausages with the beany sauce.
Top with your mashed potatoes.
Sprinkle some grated cheese on top.
Place in oven until your potatoes are golden and crispy. About 20-30 minutes. Or place under a grill.
Enjoy your cowboy pie!
Serve with a green vegetable such as peas, broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts for a complete, satisfying, fun meal!