Protein Packed Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Nothing says comfort like Shepherd's Pie, and this savory recipe is a great way to get your dose of protein in without breaking your diet!
Prep Time
~10 minutes
Cook Time
~1 hour

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 1
  • 428
  • 53
    g
  • 36
    g
  • 9
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 2lbs lean ground beef*
  • 6oz no salt tomato paste
  • 1-12oz bag frozen veggies of choice
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2½ cups mashed sweet potatoes**
  • Paprika

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Add ground beef to a non stick skillet
  3. Cook over medium heat
  4. Once cooked, add in tomato paste, frozen veggies and seasonings as desired
  5. Place mixture into a 9x13in oven safe dish
  6. Spread mashed sweet potatoes over top
  7. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired
  8. Bake for ~35-40 minutes
  9. Serve immediately
  10. Notes

* Ground beef can be swapped for ground turkey breast, ground chicken breast or your favorite vegetarian/vegan protein source
** Frozen, all natural mashed sweet potatoes were used in this recipe. If buying frozen mashed potatoes, please check label as they could contain added salt and fat.

 

Serving Suggestions

Makes 4 Servings.

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Posted Fri, 02/19/2016 - 16:12
Ross

There's an error in the macros. If the entire thing is one serving, and it calls for 2lbs ground beef, you'd definitely have more than 53g protein.

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Posted Mon, 02/22/2016 - 09:46
MikeWines

Ross,
The entire recipe makes 4 servings as stated at the bottom of the recipe, the listed macros are for 1 serving.