Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 50 min 6
Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie
Health Highlights


2 medium potato Sweet potato (Largely diced)
4 cup Water
4 tbsp Butter, grass fed, unsalted (or ghee, divided)
1/2 cup Coconut milk, sweetened
1 medium Yellow onion (finely chopped)
2 large stalk(s) Celery (finely chopped)
1 large Carrots (finely choppedc)
454 gm Beef, ground (grass-fed - organic)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1 sprig Thyme, fresh (chopped or 1/4 tsp dried)
2 tsp Oregano, fresh (chopped or 1/2 tsp dried)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large pot, place sweet potatoes in the cold water and bring to boil. Boil until fork-tender (about 10 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat, drain water and add 2 Tbsp of butter and coconut milk.
  4. Mash potatoes, then transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  5. Return the empty pot to the stove on medium heat and add remaining 2 Tbsp of butter.
  6. Add the onions, celery, and carrots and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the ground beef and garlic. Cook, stirring often until the meat is browned (7-10 minutes).
  8. Season with salt and pepper, thyme, and oregano. Remove from heat and spoon the mixture evenly into the bottom of a casserole dish or 9X12 inch glass baking dish.
  9. Carefully spread the mashed sweet potatoes over the top of the beef/vegetable mixture.
  10. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, letting the top brown slightly. Cut into slices and serve.


  • Sweet Potatoes contain beta carotene which is converted into vitamin A in the body and is important for vision health and immunity.
  • Beef is a great source of protein and B12.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 347
Calories from fat 244
Calories from saturated fat 118
Total Fat 27.2 g
Saturated Fat 13.1 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.8 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Sodium 309 mg
Potassium 455 mg
Total Carbohydrate 13.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Sugars 3.9 g
Protein 13.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.8
Vegetables 1.5

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