Vegetarian alternative to sausage and mash

P1160794I thought I’d share one of my favourite vegetarian comfort dishes , it comes from Dennis Cotter’s book For the love of food.

I’m not a vegetarian but I eat a lot of vegetarian food, this is one of those dishes where you don’t actually miss the meat, but you could always cook a few butchers sausages for the meat eaters.

I do love this book for when I want something vegetarian but a bit special.

First let me show you our home grown onions that we grew in a grow bag, they wouldn’t in any prizes but they turned out ok.
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The mash involves roasting the parsnips first in the oven then blitzing before adding to the mashed steamed potatoes, I used to little olive oil spread and skimmed milk to keep it heart friendly. I can’t say I missed the butter. Once mashed you add some chopped chives which grow like wildfire all over the garden, only when I wanted some OH had chopped them down but I managed to find a patch he had missed.
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The mushrooms are roasted with sage butter ( olive oil spread), and the onions caramelised with a little brown sugar
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I love this dish, it’s one of those simple comfort dishes I will make over and over, maybe use sweet potato in the mash, or turnip, swede, or rudabager depending on where you live. Next time I would add a bit of liquid to the onions to make a gravy, the mushrooms didn’t yeild enough juice.
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2 Responses to Vegetarian alternative to sausage and mash

  1. Julia Hay says:

    That looks very tasty.

  2. Anita Mistry says:

    Yummy I need to get that book as I’m vegetarian and am always on the look out for new recipes.

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