Vegan Filo Potato Pie

Fooodlove’s vegan filo potato pie is a real crowd-pleaser for meat-eaters and vegans alike.

what you'll need
  • 4 large potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • ½ bunch dill
  • ½ bunch parsley
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 2 spring onions
  • 5 sheets filo pastry
  • black sesame seeds
  • 50 ml olive oil (for the filo pastry)
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step 1

Peel the potatoes, cut them in equally sized pieces, place them in a large pot covered with boiling water and simmer them for 25 minutes (or until they are fork-tender).

step 2

Drain the water from the pot and use a potato masher to mash the potatoes.

step 3

Add the olive oil, parsley, dill, mint, spring onions, salt and pepper, and stir them until all ingredients are combined.

step 4

Brush a deep baking tray with olive oil and make sure the sides are well oiled as well.

step 5

Line 3 sheets of filo pastry in the baking tray, brushing each one with oil (let the sides overhanging).

step 6

Add all the potato filling and even it out with a spoon to create a thick potato layer.

step 7

Add the remaining 2 sheets of filo pastry and brush each one with olive oil.

step 8

Fold the overhanging filo sheets inwards and once again brush the top of the pie with olive oil.

step 9

Slice the potato pie in pieces, sprinkle a handful of black sesame seeds and bake in a a preheated oven at 180ºC (350ºF) for 50 minutes or until the filo pastry is golden brown.

Vegan Filo Potato Pie

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