sweet-potato and sausage shepherd's pie

Sweet-potato And Sausage Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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elizabeth jager


My Dad gave me this recipe and it is a wonderful change from the "usual" shepherd's pie

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30 Min
35 Min


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2 medium
sweet potatoes, peeled and chunked
1 Tbsp
olive oil
cloves garlic, minced
1 medium
onion, diced
1/2 lb
your favorite sausage, no casings. i like store made.
1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1/4 tsp
black pepper
6 oz
dark beer
1 1/2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
cold water
15 oz
canned corn, i prefer frozen. green beans work as well.
8 1/4 oz
creamed corn, omit if using beans.
1/2 c
milk, 2%
2 Tbsp
butter, i use lightly salted
1 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
salt to taste

How to Make sweet-potato and sausage shepherd's pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 400
    spray a regular loaf pan with cooking spray
  • 2Boil potatoes until tender in a large pan.About 15 min.
  • 3Combine olive oil, garlic and onions in a large skillet and saute for 5 min or until tender. Add sausage,beef and pepper. Saute until meat is cooked through..about 8 min. Add the beer and simmer until reduced by half..about 4 min.
    I usually remove the veggies after cooking and saute beef/sausage separately..then drain fat. You can do all together..might have more flavor!
  • 4In a small glass mix the cornstarch with water. Add this to meat and stir until thickened. Remove from heat
  • 5Spread the meat mixture in bottom of loaf pan, in small bowl mix the corn/creamed corn together and layer if over the meat.
  • 6When potatoes are cooked, drain and return to pan. Add milk, butter and brown sugar, salt to taste, then mash till smooth. Spread over corn mixture
  • 7Bake 35 min or until potatoes are lightly browned at the edges

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About sweet-potato and sausage shepherd's pie

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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