Recipe: Christof's Winter Squash Shepherd's Pie

Serves 4.


2 cups pureed winter squash
1 lb. sausage or substitute
1 package frozen corn
1 package frozen peas & carrots
1/2 cup diced onion
1 cup veggie broth
2 Tbsp. cream
salt to taste


Mash squash as for mashed potatoes; add cream. If using sausage, cook until done. If using frozen sausage substitute, thaw and warm. Drain any fat from sausage. Sauté onion until barely tender and add frozen vegetables, broth and salt to taste. Heat until vegetables begin to thaw. Pour into casserole and add sausage. Spread mashed squash over top. Bake in a 350° oven until hot through and topping is lightly browned.