8 Reviews

DH loved this! I made it twice in a week using seitan instead of beans and plan to make it frequently. Although I used the veggies specified, that's only because I had them in the freezer. I expect to change up the vegetable mixture as summer veggies start arriving in my CSA share.

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janolson June 12, 2013

Wonderful! I made my normal mashed potatoes so didn't use the soy milk as we aren't vegan. I used some different veggies...summer squash, zucchini, kale, spinach, frozen peas and carrots, canned green beans, a 1/4 of a left over eggplant, and the kidney beans. This is a great recipe as you really could use any veg you want or happen to have. I loved the thyme and sage (DH hates rosemary) and also added a little seasoned salt but you could also use any herbs you like. I think Some Italian herbs with a layer of cheese between the potato and the veg and bread crumbs on top then browned would be a great variation. You really could do so much with this simple recipe. The kids LOVED it too and we enjoyed the leftovers for lunch today.

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Ilysse April 14, 2010

I'm glad you didn't make it private!!! :) Good stuff!

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Mothergoose March 04, 2009

Wow, I LOVED this. Seriously yummy, seriously healthy...what's not to love? DS and DH, however, were less enthusiastic, which is why only 4 stars. The portions for this are HUGE, which is great for dieters or big appetites. I'm used to shepherd's pie with a hint of mashed potatoes; this one had a serious layer! I used lentils instead of kidney beans, and since they were going to simmer a while I only pre-cooked them for about 10 minutes prior to adding to the skillet. I also used kale instead of spinach because I had some around, and since it takes longer to cook I added it 5 minutes before the end of the long simmer. Thanks for posting this--it is absolutely a winner. Made for Veg*n Swap #7.

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smellyvegetarian February 27, 2009

An easy change of pace kind of recipe that goes together quickly and makes good use of those veggies. At our house this would make for a good side rather then the main dish. New side dish recipe into my cookbook! Thank you Jess.

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Gerry December 31, 2008

I loved this dish more than DD. It's quite easy to throw together making it a great week night meal. I used frozen green beans and yukon gold potatoes. Made for 123 Hit Wonders.

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Dreamer in Ontario November 17, 2008

I love a good vegan recipe to throw into the mix and this one was fabulous! My family of meat eaters really enjoyed it and asked that I make it again. I followed the recipe exactly as posted. Thanks so much!

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WildWaysPaige October 20, 2008

I love this recipe, but then again I wrote it and took the photos. See the original at my blog: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2008/05/skillet-gardeners-pie.html

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FatFree Vegan Kitchen October 01, 2008
Skillet Gardener's Pie - Vegan