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Red Lentil Meatless Mock Tourtiere Pie

Course: Main Dish, Seasonal/Holiday
Cuisine: French Canadian
Keyword: Meatless Monday
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 330
Author: Gloria | Homemade & Yummy
Red Lentil Meatless Mock Tourtiere Pie is the perfect alternative to the traditional French Canadian classic. Swapping out the meat with lentils is easy and delicious.
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Ingredients

  • 2 pie crusts (I used frozen double crust/thawed
  • 4 cups cooked red lentils
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (cooked)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (to cook the onions)

Instructions

  • Turn oven to 375º F.
  • Rinse and cook lentils according to package directions (I used 1 cup dry to 3 cups water) ***salt after cooking***.
  • Drain in metal sieve, and mash slightly. Set aside.
  • Cut, cook and mash potato. Set aside.
  • Cook chopped onion in about 1 tbsp. of oil until translucent. Set aside.
  • Combine lentils, potato, onions and seasonings in a bowl.
  • Place mixture into the bottom pie shell.
  • Cut some slits (or pretty cutouts in the top crust).
  • Wet the edges of the bottom crust with water, place on top crust and press to seal.
  • Bake in oven for approximately 50-60 minutes, until crust is golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and cool slightly before slicing.
  • ENJOY!!

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Notes

Feel free to use your favourite pie crust for this recipe. I used a frozen crust to save a bit of time and work during this busy season.
Tourtiere can be frozen once cooked. It reheats nicely, and makes great leftovers too.
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Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 470mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 8.2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 4.2mg
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