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Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie (Whole30, Paleo)

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This Whole30 and paleo Shepherd's Pie is filling and a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine English
Servings 8 servings
Calories 315 kcal

Equipment

  • hand mixer (optional)
  • casserole dish
  • large pot for boiling potatoes
  • large skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 medium zuchhini
  • 2 medium yellow squash
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 1 onion
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tsp olive oil, separated

Instructions
 

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and chop them into smaller pieces so they cook faster. About 2 inches in diameter.
  • Place sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil.
  • While waiting for the potatoes to boil, chop your other vegetables (onion, carrots, zucchini, yellow squash)
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Heat your skillet over medium heat and add 2 tsp olive oil. Add in carrots and let them cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Add in your chopped onions. Cook until translucent. Once both carrots and onions are cooked, add zucchini and yellow squash.
  • Once all of the vegetables are cooked, place them in a casserole dish that is oven-safe. Set aside.
  • Reheat your skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tsp olive oil and add the ground turkey. Season with salt and pepper, and stir occasionally to prevent burning.
  • Once the ground turkey is cooked, stir it into the vegetable mixture that is in the casserole dish.
  • Once the potatoes have boiled, drain them and put them in a large bowl.
  • Add ghee, almond milk, salt and pepper. Mix using a hand mixer or potato masher until blended.
  • Using a spoon or spatula, spread the mashed potatoes over the top of the vegetables and ground turkey in the casserole dish.
  • Place the casserole dish in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, remove the casserole dish and let it to cool before serving.
Keyword ground turkey, paleo, shepherd's pie, sweet potatoes, whole30