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Mini Spinach And White Bean Sourdough Pot Pies

I wanted to use my sourdough discard on these mini pot pies and it turned out absolutely delicious.  Having a sourdough starter is such a treat, it is literally the gift that keeps on giving.  There are so many recipes that can be made with a sourdough starter.  You can check out my post How To Make A Sourdough Starter https://wp.me/pcOthW-a and hopefully you can be inspired to make your own.  It is very easy to make and once is active, that is when the fun begins!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter (for sautéing)
  • 3 small garlic cloves (grated)
  • 1 shallot (chopped)
  • 5 leaves fresh oregano (finely chopped)
  • 1 small potato (chopped in small pieces)
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk (canned)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 15 oz. can white beans (drained)
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 3/4 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (for the pie mix)
  • 2 tablespoons melted vegan butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup vegan shredded cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 365° F.
  • In a 5 Qt. Dutch oven melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add grated garlic, chopped shallot and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in oregano, chopped potato and spinach and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add all-purpose flour, cook and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add vegetable broth and coconut milk.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Cover and let simmer until potatoes are tender (for about 10 minutes).
  • Add tomatoes and drained beans.
  • In a medium bow, add sourdough discard, salt, egg, basil, melted butter, baking powder and combine.
  • Place 4-6 ramekins in a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
  • Fill in the ramekins with white bean soup leaving 1 inch to the top for the sourdough mixture.
  • Pour the sourdough mixture and sprinkle the cheese over it.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Broil for 2 minutes or until golden.

Cook until potatoes are tender

Sourdough Starter Mixture

Be sure to leave about an inch of space on the top so there is room for the sourdough mixture to rise

This recipe will make 4-6 mini pot pies depending on the size of the ramekins