1 large clove garlic, minced
1 large onion, chopped
1 large bell pepper, chopped
1 4-ounce can mushroom pieces
3-4 tablespoons cold-pressed oil
1 cup ground gluten or burger crumbs
10 green olives, sliced
5 tablespoons tomato paste
½ cup cooked brown rice
½ cup slightly cooked green peas
½ cup carrots, slightly steamed
Dash of vegan chicken-style seasoning
Salt to taste
1 double pastry crust recipe for pie, should be enough to roll out in numerous 4”-4 ½” circles
Sauté first six ingredients (oil, garlic, onion, pepper, mushrooms, vege-burger crumbs). Mushrooms may be sautéed ahead as they are better a bit crisp.
Add rest of ingredients to sautéed mix (olives, tomato paste, rice, peas, carrots, seasonings) and mix well.
Put about 1 rounded tablespoon of mixture in a rolled out (4”- 4 1/2”) circle of pastry crust.
Fold crust over (in half) and seal with a fork along the edge.
Gently shape into a half moon and place on an oiled baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
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