Red Dragon Pie

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Named red dragon pie because the Chinese call adzuki beans 'red dragon', these beans are packed with goodness, protein, fibre, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin B6 and iron.
A delicious potato topped savoury umami rich pie, perfect for a meat free dinner.

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Prep Time20 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 3 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
 Extra virgin olive oil
 1 onion, diced
 2 peppers sliced – Try and do a mix of colours, red, yellow, orange and green
 1 red chilli chopped
 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
 1 tsp chilli powder (optional)
 30g Tomato puree
 30g MisoPreheat the oven to 190c/fan 170c
 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
 200ml vegetable stock
 1 tin of adzuki beans drained
 A handful of basil leaves torn into pieces
 100g blue cheese (optional)
 12 small cherry/plum tomatoes halved

1

Preheat the oven to 190c/fan 170c

2

Boil or steam the sweet potatoes then mash with some extra virgin olive oil and season, set aside

3

Heat a tbsp of oil and fry the onions for 5 minutes until softened

4

Add the peppers and chilli and continue to fry for a further 7-10 mins

5

Add the paprika and chilli powder if you are using and stir through and cook out for 1-2 minutes

6

Add the tomato puree and miso and stir it all together

7

Add the vegetable stock and bring it all together to a gentle simmer for 10-15 minutes until you have a nice consistency for a pie filling

8

Add the beans and the basil and warm through for a couple of minutes

9

Season with salt and lots of black pepper, you might not need much salt depending on the miso and soy that you used

10

You can now build individual pies or just make one large one

11

Top with the sweet potato mash, push the tomatoes into the mash and then dot with the blue cheese if you are using it

12

Bake in the oven for approx. 20-25 minutes until hot and golden

Ingredients

 3 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
 Extra virgin olive oil
 1 onion, diced
 2 peppers sliced – Try and do a mix of colours, red, yellow, orange and green
 1 red chilli chopped
 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
 1 tsp chilli powder (optional)
 30g Tomato puree
 30g MisoPreheat the oven to 190c/fan 170c
 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
 200ml vegetable stock
 1 tin of adzuki beans drained
 A handful of basil leaves torn into pieces
 100g blue cheese (optional)
 12 small cherry/plum tomatoes halved

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 190c/fan 170c

2

Boil or steam the sweet potatoes then mash with some extra virgin olive oil and season, set aside

3

Heat a tbsp of oil and fry the onions for 5 minutes until softened

4

Add the peppers and chilli and continue to fry for a further 7-10 mins

5

Add the paprika and chilli powder if you are using and stir through and cook out for 1-2 minutes

6

Add the tomato puree and miso and stir it all together

7

Add the vegetable stock and bring it all together to a gentle simmer for 10-15 minutes until you have a nice consistency for a pie filling

8

Add the beans and the basil and warm through for a couple of minutes

9

Season with salt and lots of black pepper, you might not need much salt depending on the miso and soy that you used

10

You can now build individual pies or just make one large one

11

Top with the sweet potato mash, push the tomatoes into the mash and then dot with the blue cheese if you are using it

12

Bake in the oven for approx. 20-25 minutes until hot and golden

Red Dragon Pie

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