Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Sweet Potato Cottage Pie
Staff Writer
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission

This savory and hearty pie is full of flavorful sweet potatoes.

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4
Servings
504
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Pound  sweet potatoes
  • 1  Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  Cup  chopped onion
  • 1/4  Cup  chopped celery
  • 1  Teaspoon  finely chopped garlic
  • 1  Pound  ground beef, 90 percent lean
  • One 15-ounce can tomato sacue
  • 1  Tablespoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  fresh thyme
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt, divided
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  black pepper
  • 2  Tablespoons  butter
  • 1  Teaspoon  milk

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a 6- to 8-cup shallow baking dish.

Pierce sweet potato skins; microwave until tender, about 4 to 6 minutes; cool. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add beef; cook and stir until it just begins to brown. Stir in tomato sauce, Worcestershire, 1 teaspoon of the thyme, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and pepper; bring to a boil.

Transfer to baking dish; spread evenly. Scoop sweet potato from skins into medium bowl; add butter, milk, remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. With electric beater, beat until smooth; spread over meat in baking dish. Bake until bubbly, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Sugar
15g
17%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Cholesterol
116mg
39%
Carbohydrate, by difference
35g
27%
Protein
42g
91%
Vitamin A, RAE
12µg
2%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
143mg
14%
Choline, total
75mg
18%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
39µg
10%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
42mg
13%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
310mg
44%
Selenium, Se
29µg
53%
Sodium, Na
830mg
55%
Water
126g
5%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.