Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

This shepherd's pie is very tasty because it uses sweet potato instead of normal potato on top, which gives the dish more flavour.

CAL P/SERVE
349
kJ P/SERVE
1460
FAT P/SERVE
15.1g
CARBS P/SERVE
24.1g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
25.3g
SUGAR P/SERVE
13.3g
SODIUM P/SERVE
391g
FAT
%
3.9%
ENERGY RDI%
16.7%

Sweet potato mash give the dish a different dimension which we think you'll love, and makes it a perfect winter warmer.

Sweet potatoes have more nutrition than normal potatoes. They are known in some parts of the world as kumera or yams.

This recipe is low fat, low sodium, low sugar and a good source of protein.

Ingredients

  • 500g lamb mince, low fat
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. each thyme & rosemary
  • Handful parsley, chopped
  • Cracked pepper

Topping:

  • 500g sweet potato, peeled and cut
  • 1/4 cup low fat milk
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Steam your potatoes until soft. Mash with milk and butter until smooth, season with salt and pepper.
  2. In pot or pan, heat your olive oil and saute onions until softened, around 5-8 minutes.
  3. Add carrot, celery, continuing to cook for a further 5 minutes.
  4. Now add lamb mince, cooking this through.
  5. Season with thyme, rosemary, garlic, oregano, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Once all cooked, add canned tomatoes, stock, corn and parsley. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven 180C (350F)
  8. Add meat mixture to an oven proof dish and top with sweet potato mixture.
  9. Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes until bubbling.
  10. Serve with steamed vegetables or peas.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 6 Serving size:387g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1460 kJ 378 kJ
  349 Cal 90 Cal
Protein 25.3 g 6.5 g
Fat, total 15.1 g 3.9 g
- saturated 5.2 g 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 24.1 g 6.2 g
- sugars 13.3 g 3.4 g
Sodium 391 mg 101 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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