this cottage pie is like a stomach hug

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This easy bake tastes even far better on working day two. Provide with a simple green salad. It tastes like a tummy hug and will make a wonderful family supper or a chilly lunch the future day

Serves 6-8 (can take 60 minutes)

2 medium carrots or parsnips
100g environmentally friendly beans
3 x 400g tins cooked Puy lentils or other eco-friendly or brown lentils
6 sprigs of fresh thyme
2 bay leaves
A pinch of salt
3 tablespoons tamari/soy sauce
750ml veg inventory
½ teaspoon ground black pepper

750g sweet potatoes
250g potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
100ml non-dairy milk
A pinch of floor black pepper

Coriander product:
}100g cashew nuts
65ml h2o
15g fresh new coriander
1/3 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar