Healthy Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping

 

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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 2-3 medium carrots
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 t dried rosemary
  • 3/4 t + 1/2 t chili powder (more for heat)
  • 3 oz tomato paste (about 6 Tbsp.) (such as Muir Glen)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (~3 ½-4 cups cubed)
  • 1 T coconut oil or butter or avocado oil (Primal Kitchen Foods)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Chop carrots, bell peppers, onion, and garlic
  3. Wash and dry the sweet potatoes, then bake
  4. Brown the meat in a skillet
  5. When partially browned, add carrots, bell peppers, onion, and garlic until carrot softened
  6. Once the carrots are soft, stir in tomato paste, egg whites, rosemary, 3/4 t chili powder, and S/P
  7. Mash the sweet potatoes with 1/2 t chili powder and salt
  8. Transfer the meat filling to a casserole dish and top with the Sweet Potato Mash
  9. Bake for 15 min

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