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Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Recipe by David FiondaCourse: MainCuisine: IrishDifficulty: Easy


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  • Shepherds Pie Filling
  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey

  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced

  • 1 small green pepper, diced

  • 1 large Vidalia onion, diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 bag petite corn frozen

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary or dried herb of choice

  • 1/2 teaspoon fine or to taste

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 cup water

  • Sweet Potato Topping
  • 2 large sweet potatoes

  • 1 tablespoons butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1-2 tbsp milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 425℉. Roast the sweet potatoes for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 and bake for 45 more. This will nicely caramelize them. Scoop out the flesh and place into a bowl
  • In a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, saute the chopped carrots, green pepper, onion, and garlic. Continue cooking until the carrots are soft, about 12-15 minutes and set aside
  • Brown ground beef until cooked add veggies simmer for five minutes
  • Microwave frozen corn for two minutes and add herbs and water. Add to the skillet and mix well.
  • Mash sweet potatoes add butter and process with an immersion blender
  • Spread the topping over the filling in the skillet. Bake for 10 minutes until the topping turns slightly brown on the edges.

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