Pie, Mash & Gravy, Convenience-style
Yes, you can have your pie and eat it. This isn’t so much a recipe as a quick guide to vegan pies and the trimmings. Should you wish to make an easy home-made version, click here for our Big Puff Pie recipe. But in the meantime, here is the cheat’s version for all you busy people!
What flavours? Vegan pies range from the traditional ‘vegan meaty’ type – Linda Mac and Fry’s – to Clive’s range which includes things like Lentil & Olive, Minty Chickpea and Aloo Gobi (cauliflower and potato) as well as French Cassoulet and more. Some of Clive’s are also gluten-free as well as vegan.
Where to buy: Clives Pies, Linda McCartney and Fry’s all do a range of vegan pies – Linda Mac’s vegan range is clearly marked, Fry’s range is completely vegan and many of Clive’s pies are vegan but not all – again, the package details should be clear. Linda Mac are everywhere; Fry’s are in Morrison’s, Holland & Barrett, independent health food shops and delis etc; Clives in Holland & Barrett, independent health food shops and delis as well as online (including Ocado and Goodness Direct).
Optional extras / notes
Most of this time is in the oven.
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