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Shepherds pie with sweet potato topping
Shepherds pie with sweet potato topping
Meat Dishes for losing weight
Shepherds pie with sweet potato topping

1 portion contains approximately:

391 kcal
26 g proteins
15 g fat
38 g carbohydrates


  • 250g minced lamb (reduced-fat)

  • 1 medium carrot

  • 1 small green pepper

  • 1 small onion

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • ½ cup of chopped mushrooms

  • ½ tsp chilli powder

  • ½ tsp dried rosemary

  • sea salt

  • black pepper

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

  • 150 ml vegetable stock

  • Sweet potato topping:

  • 1 large sweet potato

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • ¼ tsp chilli powder

  • sea salt

  • pepper

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 180oC.

  • 2

    Chop the carrot, onion, pepper, mushrooms and garlic.

  • 3

    Add the minced lamb to a frying pan or skillet (no need to add oil). When the lamb starts to brown add the vegetables.

  • 4

    Cook on medium heat until the vegetables are soft. Begin making the potato topping while the meat filling cooks.

  • 5

    Chop the sweet potato into cubes, then steam or boil. Once the potatoes are soft add the butter and seasonings and mash until smooth.

  • 6

    In the meantime, stir in tomato paste, vegetable stock, seasonings, salt and pepper to the meat filling.

  • 7

    Final step: transfer the meat filling to a casserole dish and top the meat filling with the sweet potato mash. Dash with sea salt and chilli powder.

  • 8

    Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with seasonable vegetables.

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