Turkey mince cottage pie with sweet potato topping

Turkey mince cottage pie with sweet potato topping

The turkey mince and sweet potato make this a healthier version of a classic family favourite.

By , 21 September 2015

(59 votes)

Turkey mince cottage pie with sweet potato topping
  • 45 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: 70p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 367g serving contains
  • Energy

    1608KJ

    384KCAL

    19%
  • Fat

    11g

    low

    16%
  • Saturates

    4.8g

    low

    24%
  • Sugars

    13g

    low

    15%
  • Salt

    1.7g

    med

    28%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 438kJ/105kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 100g carrots, diced
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 450g pack Asda British Turkey Mince
  • 2 level tbsp plain flour
  • 300ml hot chicken stock
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 500g sweet potato (peeled weight), cut into even-sized chunks
  • 25g butter
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion, carrot and celery and stir so that all the vegetables are coated. Cover and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add the turkey mince and cook over a medium heat, stirring all the time to break up any clumps, until it changes colour. Stir in the flour.

  • Add the stock, herbs and tomato ketchup and simmer for 5 minutes. Put in an ovenproof dish.

  • While the meat is cooking, boil the sweet potato till tender. Drain and mash with the butter. Spread over the meat and bake for 15 minutes.