Vegetarian Goat Cheese Vegetable Pot Pie Recipe by Brenda

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Ingredients

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Cheeses
Course
Soft-Ripened Cheeses
Occasions

* 1 tbsp. olive oil
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 1 garlic clove, minced
* 2 potatoes, cleaned chopped
* Trader Joe’s pasta seasoning (or other favorite spice blend)
* 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
* 1/2 GF bouillon cube and enough water to cover ingredients
* broccoli florets from 1/2 of a medium stalk of broccoli, trimmed into bite sized pieces
* 1 tbsp. butter
* 1 tbsp. white rice flour (or other flour of your choice)
* 1 cup lowfat milk
* 3 oz. goat cheese
* salt
* freshly grated pepper
* smoked paprika
* GF biscuit type crust: Chebe all-purpose mix
* 2 eggs
* 2 tbsp. all natural spectrum shortening
* 5 tbsp. water or milk
handful of fresh grated parmesan

Methods/steps

* Preheat oven to 375 F and prepare casserole dish by spraying with nonstick cooking spray. Heat olive oil in a dutch oven and add your chopped onion. Let it cook until partly translucent and add your minced garlic clove. Combine ingredients. As garlic starts to release its fragrance add your chopped potatoes and stir. Season with your Trader Joe’s or other spice blend. Let the potatoes brown a little, turning occasionally. Cook for 5 minutes or so, and then add your chopped carrot. Heat some water and then add your bouillon cube, mashed to the center of the pot, pouring enough hot water over it to barely cover your vegetables. Let them simmer until the potato is cooked through and the liquid has mostly reduced.

* Add your small broccoli florets and cook for another minute. Then make a well in the center of the pot and melt butter in it. Add your rice flour to the well and let it thicken. Slowly add milk, stirring gently. As milk sauce thickens, add your goat cheese and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into prepared casserole dish and sprinkle with smoked paprika.

* Prepare your biscuit topping by mixing ingredients thoroughly in a medium bowl, kneading if necessary. If using Chebe mix, shape biscuits into little balls. Then take each ball of dough and flatten into a disc, placing on top of the filling so that you have rows of mini biscuits covering the filling. You can also use your favorite biscuit mix (such as Pamela’s biscuit mix*) and simply drop the dough onto the filling. Bake for 35-35 minutes, or until biscuit topping is baked to your satisfaction. Enjoy this homey, tasty one dish meal!

Additional Tips

You can use your favorite biscuit recipe in place of the Chebe mix. For gluten-free options, try Pamela’s lowfat biscuit mix topping found here: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/gluten-free-biscuit-recipe-lowfat-baking-with-pamelas-pancake-mix-1567.html or a Mashed Potato Shepard’s pie type topping For those not following a gluten-free diet, try your favorite prepared biscuit mix as a topping.

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