• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


This is a twist on the traditional shepherds pie.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g Sweet Potato
  • 400g lamb mince
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 small brown onions
  • 400g tinned tomatoes, chopped
  • 100g broccoli
  • 100g corn kernels
  • 100g carrot
  • pinch salt and pepper


  1. Dice onion, dice carrot, cut broccoli into florets, chop sweet potato & drain chopped tomatoes
  2. Add onion and garlic to a non-stick pan and cook for 3 minutes
  3. Add lamb mince to pan and cook until well-browned
  4. Add broccoli, carrot, corn, chopped tomatoes and pinch of salt and pepper to taste and cook for a further 5 minutes. Set Aside.
  5. Place chopped sweet potato into a saucepan of boiling water and cook until tender.
  6. Drain sweet potato and mash well.
  7. Add mince mixture to a baking dish and coat sweet potato on top
  8. Cook in oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes until bubbling
  9. Serve with salad.


can be made with beef mince.

  • I love this better than plain potato. Yum


  • mmm the sweet potato makes a wonderful topping for shepherds pie. nice and sweet.


  • I really do adore this sweet potato variation.


  • I love the deep orange colour on the top of the pie thanks so much

    • It gives this dish a terrific colour pop.


  • A lovely Winter recipe,it look’s great!


  • I’ll add this recipe to my repertoire. Thanks for sharing.


  • gosh I love this recipe!


  • oh this looks delicious & would be a massive it in my house. thanks for sharing.


  • I think my kids might enjoy this! Might also try a version with mock-meat so that I can eat it. Yum! Thanks for sharing!


  • I love Shepards pie but I love the addition of sweet potato. Can’t wait to taste it


  • I do enjoy a good shepherds pie. I’m liking the tastey twist of sweet potato on top instead of plain potato


  • This would make a sweet topping and a change from normal potatoes.


  • looks so pretty…actually sweet looking


  • my son, just walked past and said OH NICE, when are ya making that! emailed link to myself, and will make next weekend x


  • pie is alwas great


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