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Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission

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

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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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving555
Total Fat32g50%
Sugar12gN/A
Saturated13g64%
Cholesterol96mg32%
Protein24g47%
Carbs43g14%
Vitamin A1283µg100%
Vitamin B122µg41%
Vitamin B60.9mg45.2%
Vitamin C22mg36%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E2mg10%
Vitamin K13µg16%
Calcium130mg13%
Fiber8g32%
Folate (food)46µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)46µg11%
Iron4mg24%
Magnesium79mg20%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg33%
Phosphorus298mg43%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium1204mg34%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg21.2%
Sodium631mg26%
Thiamin (B1)0.8mg54.6%
Trans2gN/A
Zinc5mg37%