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Sweet potato shepherd's pie

Sweet potato shepherd's pie

Swap regular potatoes for vibrant sweet potato for a healthier take on this comforting classic. This savoury Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie contains everything you need for a quick weeknight dinner that's also rich in nutrients and taste. It is healthy, simple, and delicious.

Nutritional Information (per serve)

Energy 410kcal
Fat 8.8g
Fibre 7.4g
Protein 41.3g

Ingredients (Serves 1)

  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 30g (½ small) uncooked onion
  • 40g (¼ cup) uncooked carrot
  • 40g (½ cup) uncooked spinach
  • Olive oil spray (1-second spray)
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 170g extra-lean minced meat (raw weight)
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 17g (1 tbsp) tomato paste
  • ½ tsp mixed herbs

Preheat oven to 190℃

Step 1: Sweet Potatoes
  1. Peel and chop into cubes
  2. Place in a microwavable bowl with a bit of water, cover and place in microwave on high for approximately 10-12 minutes
  3. Once done - drain and mash
  4. Add pepper and mixed herbs and mix well
  5. Place to the side for use later

Step 2: Mince
  1. Slice onions into medium-sized pieces
  2. Slice carrots and spinach finely
  3. Using a non-stick frying pan, add oil and set to medium heat
  4. Add onions and sauté for approximately 4 minutes
  5. Add garlic, carrots and spinach and continue to sauté for 2 - 3 minutes longer
  6. Add mince, pepper, smoked paprika, oregano and tomato paste and cook through

Step 3: Putting it together
  1. Spread mince mixture into a baking dish
  2. Spread mashed sweet potato mixture on top
  3. Place in oven and bake for approximately 25 - 30 minutes or until sweet potatoes start to brown

Suitable for:
  • Omnivores

  • None

1 comment

Nov 24, 2022 • Posted by Ally Rutherford

Notce bit of inspiration. will try this using quorn mince. Think it will be nice with the sweet potato

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