Our Favourite Vegan Pies
The lowdown on the best vegan pies: top recipes and winning buys.
Many people decide to switch to a plant-based diet because nature's pantry is so big, that it’s not a case of cutting anything out, but adding to your options. You may be surprised to learn that the same can be said when it comes to the great British range of pies we love to eat.
With plant-based diets on the rise, we’re here to help you help the planet, and win over your taste buds at the same time. Read on to help extend the movement to every aspect of your shopping trolley, and make vegan-life easier. And how great is that tucking into a hearty plate of Shepherd’s pie can do that?!
Our favourite vegan pie recipes
If you’re desperate to let your creative juices flow in the kitchen this evening, then here are our top pick of recipes to try:
Have you been searching for the ultimate vegan shepherd’s pie recipe? Well look no further, this dish will warm you from the inside out.
If you’re after a pie with vegan pastry, then give this creamy leek and mushroom pie recipe a go from Wallflower Kitchen. It’s easy to make, and sure to be an instant winner.
Photo credits: The Vegan Society
More in the mood for the comforting taste of vegan cottage pie this evening? Then you’ll need to check out this recipe from The Veg Space. It’s served with a Colcannon mash – a traditional Irish mix of mash potatoes and kale.
Photo credits: The Veg Space
How about this recipe for mini vegan pot pies from the Minimalist Baker? They’ll be ready in an hour and guaranteed to take the edge off a chilly night.
Photo credits: The Minimalist Baker
Don’t feel like cooking?
Sometimes the idea of spending an hour in the kitchen after a long day just isn’t the most appealing thought (we get it). So here are the best ready made vegan pies from the shelves for you to tuck in to this evening:
What about allplants Shepherd’s pie? This slow-cooked British strew, with a sweet potato mash and a crispy paprika crumb is immediately flash frozen to lock in all the goodies. Why not add it to your order today?
Next up is a firm family favourite, Linda McCartney and their deep-dish country pie. Enjoy with steamed broccoli, carrots and your pick of vegan gravy.
Photo credits: Linda McCarntney foods
If you’re after the great taste of Pieminister at home, then try their vegan Kevin pie, which is filled with chestnut mushrooms, tomatoes, baby onions and quinoa. It has a full-bodied, rich filling and a crisp pastry topping.
Photo credits: Pieminister
This fresh, spring garden vegetable pie from Higgedy is a perfect addition to any lunchtime feast. Its shortcrust pastry case is packed with broccoli, broad beans, kale and courgettes which is all cooked in a creamy pea puree and topped with a ciabatta and pumpkin seed crumb.
Photo credits: Higgidy
Let us know your favourite vegan pie in the comments.
By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.