Sweet Potato-Topped Shepherd’s Pie

Treat your family with this casserole that’s made with beef, carrots and sweet potatoes – a delicious dinner!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup chopped carrots
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14 oz) reduced-sodium fat-free beef broth
1/4
cup tomato paste
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
4 1/2
teaspoons flour
4 1/2
teaspoons water
1/2
cup frozen (thawed) chopped spinach, squeezed to drain
3
cups cubed peeled Yukon Gold potatoes (about 1 1/2 lb)
3
cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes
1/3
cup low-fat (1%) milk
2
tablespoons light stick butter
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray shallow 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, onion, carrots and garlic over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt and the thyme. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour and water. Stir into beef mixture. Cook 2 minutes, stirring until thickened. Stir in spinach. In large saucepan, place potatoes and enough water to cover. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender; drain. In large bowl, beat potatoes, milk, butter and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt until smooth.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into casserole. Top with potato mixture. Bake uncovered 30 minutes or until potatoes begin to brown.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
690mg
690%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.