Monday, October 11, 2010

Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie


2 pounds sweet potatoes
1 cup milk
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 lbs ground beef
2 cups chopped onion
2 cups frozen mixed veggies
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup crushed tomatoes (or diced)
2 tbs steak sauce
2 tbsp tomato paste

Optional spices for meat:
1/4 tsp chili pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
dash nutmeg
1/4 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp ginger

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.

Boil the tomatoes until tender.  Mash and mix with milk and cheese.

Heat oil in a skillet.  Add garlic and onion and saute a few minutes.  Add beef and brown.  Add the veggies and remaining ingredients.  Cook until warm. 

Poor skillet into a sprayed baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes. 

Bake for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Based on this recipe.