Sweet Potato Shephard's Pie

Sweet Potato Shephard's Pie Recipe

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Erlene Martin

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@mamalene

I found this recipe in the new Family Circle magazine.It sounded so good I wanted to share.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 1/2 lb
    sweet potatoes,peeled & diced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 c
    1% milk
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 medium
    carrots,finely diced
  • 2
    ribs celery,finely diced
  • 1 small
    onion,finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 c
    reduced- sodium beef broth
  • 1
    (10oz.)package frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh rosemary

How to Make Sweet Potato Shephard's Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375.Put diced sweet potatoes in a large pot cover with 1 inch of cold water.Bring to
    a boil;reduce heat and cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until fork tender,drain and return to pot add milk,2 Tbsp of the butter,1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 pepper.Mash until smooth.
    cover and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile,add remaining 1 tbsp.butter to a large
    saute' pan over medium heat.Stir in beef,breaking apart with a spoon,add carrots,celery and onion.
    Cook 15 minutes until vegatables are softened.Stir in flour;cook 1 minute,Stir in tomato paste,beef
    broth and peas.Bring to a simmer and cook 3 minutes
    until liquid is slightly thickened and peas are thawed.Stir in remaining 1/4 tsp pepper the thyme and rosemary.
  3. Transfer meat and vegatable mixture to a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.Spread sweet potatoes over mixture,leaving a 1-inch border around the edge.Swirl top with the back of a spoon,if desired.Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes or until
    shephard's pie is bubbling.

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About Sweet Potato Shephard's Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #sweet, #Vegatables




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