Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Staff Writer
Sweet Potato Cottage Pie
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission

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

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4
Servings
555
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
32g
50%
Sugar
12g
N/A
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Protein
24g
47%
Carbs
43g
14%
Vitamin A
1283µg
100%
Vitamin B12
2µg
41%
Vitamin B6
0.9mg
45.2%
Vitamin C
22mg
36%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
13µg
16%
Calcium
130mg
13%
Fiber
8g
32%
Folate (food)
46µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
46µg
11%
Iron
4mg
24%
Magnesium
79mg
20%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
33%
Phosphorus
298mg
43%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
1204mg
34%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.2%
Sodium
631mg
26%
Thiamin (B1)
0.8mg
54.6%
Trans
2g
N/A
Zinc
5mg
37%

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