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Sweet Potato-Topped Shepherd’s Pie

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Sweet Potato-Topped Shepherd’s Pie
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Treat your family with this casserole that’s made with beef, carrots and sweet potatoes – a delicious dinner!
Updated Apr 4, 2013

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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

250 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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