Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie - 20 Dishes

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Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1035kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Boil sweet potatoes for at least 15–20 minutes, or until soft enough to puree.
  • Add carrots, onions, and celery to a large skillet over medium heat with a tablespoon of butter and allow them to soften.
  • Once the vegetables are softened, add the prepared lentils to the pan. Allow these to cook for several minutes with the other vegetables.
  • Add diced tomatoes with juices along with basil, spinach, and coconut aminos or tamari. Let this simmer for 10–15 minutes so the flavors to mingle.
  • When the sweet potatoes are soft all the way through, remove them from the heat and drain the water. Mash with a little salt and coconut milk until the consistency is perfect.
  • Add the lentil filling to a 9 x 13 pan and top with a layer of sweet potatoes. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until the topping becomes slightly browned. Allow to cool before serving.


Calories: 1035kcal | Carbohydrates: 180g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 1284mg | Potassium: 3382mg | Fiber: 78g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 28625IU | Vitamin C: 40.5mg | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 21.5mg
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