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Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie with Ground Turkey

Sweet potato shepherd's pie is a layered, classic pie with tender sweet potato chunks, vegetable mix, savory turkey all baked with comfort and love in one casserole dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground Turkey, shepherd's pie, Sweet Potato
Servings: 6
Calories: 206kcal
Author: Rachael Yerkes


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbs of minced garlic
  • 1 3/4 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 lb of ground turkey or beef
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • Onion powder to taste
  • 3 c mixed vegetables of choice
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Paprika to taste
  • Cheese optional


  • Peel and chunk sweet potatoes.
  • Put in large saucepan, cover with water.
  • Add a tsp of salt, 1 cup chicken broth, and half the minced garlic to water.
  • Cook until soft, about 20-25 minutes.
  • Drain and mash.
  • Set aside.
  • Put olive oil in skillet and saute remaining garlic with onion powder.
  • Brown turkey or beef.
  • Add your flour, salt and pepper, remaining 3/4 cup chicken broth, worcestershire sauce, paprika and rosemary.
  • Mix well.
  • Add your frozen vegetables.
  • Let simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Assemble in 9 x 13 pan by putting beef mixture on bottom and topping with sweet potatoes, and if you would like, a little bit of shredded cheese.
  • Preheat oven to 400, bake 15-25 minutes, or until warmed through and bubbly


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 641mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10788IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg