Healthy sweet potato shepherd’s pie
Servings
4
Servings
4
Ingredients
  • 500g extra trim beef mince
  • 1 small onionfinely diced
  • 1 carrotpeeled and finely diced
  • 1 stick of celeryfinely diced
  • 2cups salt-reduced beef stock
  • 3/4cup mushroomsdiced
  • 1clove garliccrushed
  • 2tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 medium sized sweet potatoescut in half longways
  • 1tsp cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 170C
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper and place sweet potato halves on tray.
  3. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, sprinkle with cinnamon and place in the oven for 50 min.
  4. When there’s about 20 minutes to go on the oven timer, heat remaining olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium/high heat.
  5. Add garlic and onion to the pan and fry, stirring constantly, until the onion is transparent.
  6. Add carrot, celery and mushrooms to the pan and continue to stir mixture until vegetables have softened.
  7. Add mince to the pan and break up with a wooden spoon to remove any lumps. Cook, stirring regularly, until mince has changed colour and is cooked through.
  8. Pour beef stock, worcestershire sauce and tomato paste into the pan and bring the mixture to the boil. Reduce to medium/low heat and allow to simmer and thicken for 10-15 minutes.
  9. While beef mixture is simmering, remove sweet potato from the oven (when cooked through and soft) and allow to cool slightly.
  10. Being careful not to burn yourself, scoop sweet potato flesh out of each half using a large spoon and place in a mixing bowl. Discard the skin.
  11. Using a fork (or potato masher) mash the sweet potato flesh until smooth.
  12. Pour beef mixture into a large baking dish and top with mashed sweet potato.
  13. Place in still hot oven for 15min to turn sweet potato golden and thicken the meat mixture further, then serve.
Recipe Notes

Calories – 365 per serve

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Healthy sweet potato shepherd's pie
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Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 500 g extra trim beef mince
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 carrot peeled and finely diced
  • 1 stick of celery finely diced
  • 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 medium sized sweet potatoes cut in half longways
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 500 g extra trim beef mince
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 carrot peeled and finely diced
  • 1 stick of celery finely diced
  • 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 medium sized sweet potatoes cut in half longways
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 170C
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper and place sweet potato halves on tray.
  3. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, sprinkle with cinnamon and place in the oven for 50 min.
  4. When there's about 20 minutes to go on the oven timer, heat remaining olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium/high heat.
  5. Add garlic and onion to the pan and fry, stirring constantly, until the onion is transparent.
  6. Add carrot, celery and mushrooms to the pan and continue to stir mixture until vegetables have softened.
  7. Add mince to the pan and break up with a wooden spoon to remove any lumps. Cook, stirring regularly, until mince has changed colour and is cooked through.
  8. Pour beef stock, worcestershire sauce and tomato paste into the pan and bring the mixture to the boil. Reduce to medium/low heat and allow to simmer and thicken for 10-15 minutes.
  9. While beef mixture is simmering, remove sweet potato from the oven (when cooked through and soft) and allow to cool slightly.
  10. Being careful not to burn yourself, scoop sweet potato flesh out of each half using a large spoon and place in a mixing bowl. Discard the skin.
  11. Using a fork (or potato masher) mash the sweet potato flesh until smooth.
  12. Pour beef mixture into a large baking dish and top with mashed sweet potato.
  13. Place in still hot oven for 15min to turn sweet potato golden and thicken the meat mixture further, then serve.
Recipe Notes

Calories - 365 per serve

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