Sweet Potato Cottage Pie Recipe


Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Sweet potato cottage pie ready to serve


  • 1 prepared quantity of bolognaise sauce
  • 2 large sweet potatoes (orange ones if possible)
  • 1T butter
  • Salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Grated cheese (optional)


Peel the sweet potatoes and chop them into chunks. Place them in a steamer or a sieve over a pot of boiling water and steam until they’re soft. Then mash them with the butter and salt.

Beat the egg, add it to the mashed sweet potato and stir well.

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a large oven-proof dish with olive oil.

Place the bolognaise sauce in the dish and smooth it down. Then cover with mashed sweet potato. Bake about 30 minutes, then sprinkle grated cheese over (if using).

Bake another 10 – 15 minutes until the cheese is melted then serve hot.

Serve with:

  • Brown or white rice
  • Cauliflower and/or broccoli rice
  • Green beans
  • Other green vegetables


© Alexandra Lawrence and Inspired Nourishment, 2014



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