Looking for a delicious vegan twist on classic comfort food? Try this Hamburger Pie made vegan! This savory dish features a flavorful plant-based meat substitute, layered with veggies, mashed potatoes, and a rich tomato sauce. Perfect for a cozy family dinner or meal prep, it is easy to make and will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Give it a try and taste the magic of a veganized classic!
Hamburger Pie, a classic comfort food dish, has been a staple in American households for generations. This delicious and hearty dish consists of a meaty filling made with ground beef, topped with a biscuit or pie crust or mashed potatoes and baked until golden brown. The dish is often enjoyed as a quick and easy dinner or weekend lunch.
The hamburger pie, also known as the meat pie or hamburger casserole, is a classic American dish that has been enjoyed for generations. The origins of the dish are somewhat unclear, but it’s believed to have originated in the early 20th century when ingredients like ground beef, potatoes, and canned vegetables became widely available and affordable.
What is certain, though, is that the burger pie quickly became a popular dish due to its simplicity and versatility. The dish consists of a mixture of ground beef and vegetables, such as onions, green beans, and peas, baked in a pie crust or topped with mashed potatoes. This hearty and filling meal became a staple in households across the country, especially in areas with large populations of working-class families who needed a quick and easy meal that could feed a crowd.
Over the years, the hamburger pie has been adapted to suit a variety of tastes and dietary needs. In recent years, many people have started making vegan versions of the dish, using plant-based ingredients like tempeh, tofu, or mushrooms, to mimic the texture and flavor of ground beef. Regardless of the specific ingredients used, the hamburger pie remains a beloved dish, with its comfort food appeal and simple, satisfying flavor.
If you’re looking for a vegan version of this classic dish, fear not! With a few simple ingredient swaps, you can enjoy a delicious and cruelty-free version of this tasty meal. Enjoy your delicious vegan Hamburger Pie! This dish is a tasty and comforting way to enjoy a classic American recipe, while also being kind to animals and the planet. Feel free to experiment with different seasonings or vegetables to make the dish your own.
- 6 potatoes, boiled and mashed
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 400g plant-based ground beef
- 2 cups green beans
- 2 cups of tomato sauce
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ cup vegan cheese, grated
- Parsley for decoration
- Boil potatoes in a pot with water and salt. Once soft, drain and mash them using a potato masher or hand mixer.
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a large pan, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the plant-based ground beef to the pan and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
- Stir in the dried thyme, oregano, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, and green beans. Simmer until the vegetables are tender and the sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes.
- Grease a 9-inch pie dish and spread the filling evenly across the bottom. Cover with a thick layer of mashed potatoes.
- Bake the pie in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.
- With the help of a towel or oven gloves, remove the casserole from the oven, sprinkle the cheese over the potato and put the casserole back in for another 7-10 minutes.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley and with a side salad or steamed vegetables, if desired.
Amount Per Serving Calories 323Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 45mgSodium 532mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 5gSugar 7gProtein 19g
I strive to keep the information as accurate as possible but make no warranties regarding its accuracy. I encourage you to make your own calculations using your preferred nutrition calculator.