Meatless Tot Pie

with Grown In Idaho® Super Crispy Tots

Cooking Time
60 Minutes



You are going to love this meatless and modern spin on the classic Shepherd’s Pie. Simply swap out the traditional mashed potatoes for a layer of our Super Crispy Tots combined with a filling made from a mixture of meatless protein crumble. In partnership with Real Food By Dad.

  • 1 Bag Grown In Idaho® Super Crispy Tots

  • 3 T Olive Oil, divided use

  • 2 Shallots diced

  • 6 oz. Carrots, chopped

  • 6 oz. Leeks, chopped

  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms, chopped

  • 1 T Fresh Thyme

  • 2 tsp Kosher Salt

  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder

  • 1 T Tomato Paste

  • 2 tsp All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 C Dark Beer like Guinness Stout

  • 1 C Vegetable Broth

  • 2 T Worcestershire Sauce

  • 1 T Low-Sodium Soy Sauce

  • 8 oz. Plant-based Ground Soy Meat


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Then, in a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add shallots, carrots and leeks, cook and stir until vegetables are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes.

  2. Add mushrooms and continue to cook for another 3-5 minutes until vegetables are softened.

  3. Add tomato paste and flour, cook and stir until paste markets about 1 minute.

  4. Add beer, bring to simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.

  5. Add the broth, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and plant-based ground meat, cook and stir until sauce is nearly evaporated, remaining mixture should look like gravy about 10-12 minutes.

  6. Scrape mixture into a 9×3 inch pie pan or a 2 quart casserole pan. Top with tots and bake until tots are golden and crispy, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.