Veggie Christmas pie
Waitrose and Partners

Veggie Christmas pie

This recipe combines a host of festive vegetables, nuts and herbs into a stunning vegetarian centerpiece!

    Vegetarian
  • Serves6
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare40 mins
  • Cook1 hr 30 mins
  • Total time2 hrs 10 mins
  • Pluscooling and chilling

Ingredients

  • Rapeseed oil, for greasing and drizzling
  • 200g frozen diced celeriac
  • 1 medium parsnip, peeled and diced 1cm
  • 2 small leeks, sliced very thinly, washed in warm water and drained
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 180g pack Merchant Gourmet Whole Chestnuts, roughly chopped
  • 15 sage leaves, roughly chopped
  • 75g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 5 pitted medjool dates, finely chopped
  • 170g mixed roasted (unsalted) nuts, roughly chopped
  • tsp Marmite, dissolved in 3 tbsp boiling water
  • 2 British Blacktail Medium Free Range Eggs, beaten
  • 4 tbsp cranberry sauce

For the pastry

  • 500g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 3 British Blacktail Medium Free Range Eggs
  • 150g unsalted butter