Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie
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This traditional Irish dish is made modern with sweet potatoes.
25 min
Prep Time
1:50
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Potatoes

1 pound
Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 pound
sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/2 teaspoon
salt

Filling

1 1/2 pounds
lean ground beef
2 medium (1 cup)
carrots, peeled, cut in half, sliced
1 cup
pearl onions
2 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
1 cup
beef broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can
Italian-style diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon
tomato paste
2 teaspoons
Worcestershire sauce
1 cup
French-cut green beans
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Spray 3-quart casserole dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Place potatoes and sweet potatoes into 4-quart saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook over medium-low heat 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.
  3. Combine half & half, egg yolk, 1 tablespoon butter and salt in same saucepan; cook over medium heat until butter is melted. Add potatoes; beat until smooth and fluffy. Set aside.
  4. Place ground beef, carrots and onions in 12-inch nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat until browned. Drain fat. Sprinkle with flour; cook 5 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients except green beans, salt and pepper; cook until mixture just comes to a boil. Continue cooking 5-7 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in green beans, salt and pepper; continue cooking 1 minute or until heated through.
  5. Pour meat mixture into prepared casserole dish.
  6. Spoon mashed potatoes onto top of beef mixture. Bake 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown and filling bubbles around edges.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
430
Cholesterol
115mg
Carbohydrates
43g
Protein
28g
Fat
15g
Sodium
860mg
Dietary Fiber
6g

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