1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for work surface)
1 Tbsp Coconut Palm Sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup Virgin Coconut Oil
4-5 Tbsp ice water
3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
1 large clove garlic (minced)
2 cups vegetable broth
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (corn, green beans, carrots // or sub fresh)
1/4 cup Oatsome
1/4 cup unbleached all - purpose flour (or sub other thickener of choice)
1 pinch each sea salt and black pepper
1/4 cup plant junkie turmeric black peppercorn ranch dressing
For the Crust:
1. Combine flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor.Pulse until well blended, 6 to 7 times.
2. Add in solid coconut oil and continue pulsing till coconut oil is incorporate into dough and you have a crumbly mixture.
3. While pulsing continually, add ice water, 3-4 Tablespoon at a time, process until dough begins to clump together.
4. Transfer to your work surface. Pat dough together; divide in half. Shape into a flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
6. Roll out pie crust and cut into 6 large squares that will cover the top of each ramekin. Place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment (for a golden colored pie crust lightly egg wash) and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and cool.
For the Filling:
1. Add 2 Tbsp avocado oil to a large saucepan over medium heat. Then add onion and garlic and a pinch of salt – stir. Cook until soft–about 7 minutes.
2. Add the flour and stir with a whisk, then slowly whisk in the broth.
3. Add oat milk and stir. Simmer until the mixture is thickened (about 10 minutes). If it still appears too thin, scoop out 1/2 cup of the broth and add 1-2 Tbsp more flour and whisk. Add back into the pot to thicken. Wait a few minutes. Then repeat if necessary.
4. Once the sauce is thickened, add the frozen vegetables and cook for 4-5 more minutes.
Add in turmeric black peppercorn dressing. Stir to combine.
5. Divide the mixture evenly between 5-6 ramekins.
6. Top with baked pie shell squares. Drizzle with more turmeric peppercorn ranch dressing if desired.
7. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving