Comfort food is my favorite. I love the classics, but I also like to make my own variations of some of my favorite dishes. I’ve been making shepherd’s pie for my family for years. I usually make it lighter by using ground turkey instead of the traditional beef or lamb, but this time I wanted to make a veggie-rich, meat-free version to enjoy throughout the fall and winter season.
The great thing about this dish is that it uses many ingredients that I always keep on hand, like dried lentils and an assortment of veggies. The lentils and mushrooms make a great meat alternative in this hearty dish and the blend of butternut squash, carrots, and sweet potato also help to make this meal both wholesome and satisfying….