Old Mans Vegetable Pie
I have no idea why it is called 'Old Mans' Vegetable pie. Its what my granny called it, she used to make it from time in a big dish, if she had a few of us to feed, me and my cousins. I'm glad I got her to tell me the recipe now.
8 oz. of tomatoes
8 oz. of turnips
8 oz. of carrots
8 oz. of potatoes
1 tblspn of sago
1 tspn of mixed herbs
3 hard-boiled eggs
2 oz. of butter / hard margerine
Pepper and salt to taste
Peel and dice all the vegetables.
Stew them in the butter and 1 pint of water until NEARLY tender, add the pepper and salt and the mixed herbs.
When cooked, pour the vegetables into a pie-dish, sprinkle in the sago, add water to make gravy if necessary.
Cut the hard-boiled eggs in quarters and place them on the top of the vegetables, cover with a wholemeal pastry crust pastry, and bake until it is brown.
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