Easy Shepherd's Pie
Author: The Nourishing Place, Carol Bennett
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins
Total time: 2 hours
Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Legume Free, Nut Free, Paleo, Soy Free
Ingredients
  • Meat Mixture
  • 2 lb. ground beef
  • 1 can tomatoes, diced
  • 4 T. tomato paste
  • 2 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ t. sea salt
  • 1½ t. black pepper
  • ½ t. cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 T. Italian seasoning
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 c. green beans, diced
  • 2 T. avocado oil
  • Whipped Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 sweet potatoes, baked
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • ½ t. sea salt
  • ½ t. black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Wash and dry sweet potatoes, then wrap in foil and place in cookie sheet in oven. Bake 1 hour or until soft.
  2. In the meantime, brown ground beef in large skillet. When browned, add tomatoes, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, and seasoning. Remove from pan and place in large casserole dish or 9 x 13 inch pan.
  3. Add carrots, onions, and green beans to same skillet and saute in avocado oil until just slightly crisp. Then place on top of beef mixture.
  4. After potatoes have baked, remove foil and add to mixing bowl with olive oil, sea salt and black pepper. Whip the potatoes with a mixture or by hand. Spread atop the vegetable-beef mixture. Sprinkle Italian seasoning atop the mixture.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
Recipe by The Nourishing Place at https://nourishingplace.com/easyshepherdspie/