Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie
Sweet Potatoes & Yams Are Not the Same - Even though some grocery stores label them the same, they are entirely different root vegetables—yams look more like yucca root in texture. Honestly, I dont know if I have ever tried a yam. Anyway, let's get to this recipe.
Have you ever tried a yam?
Ingredients below 👇🏾
1-2 Olive oil
1 cup of chopped onion
2 tsp fresh garlic chopped
2 cups of frozen mixed vegetable
1 package of cooked plant-based grounds
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1/4 cup vegan Worcestershire sauce
2 cups mushroom broth or vegetable broth
2 Tbsp cassava flour or tapioca starch
1 tsp chili powder
1 stem of Fresh thyme
salt & pepper to taste
3 -4 sweet potatoes
3 TBSP vegan butter
1/2 cup plant milk
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp garlic
Salt & Pepper to Taste
Garnish with parsley
Preheat oven 400
Step 1. Clean and peel sweet potatoes. Bring water to a boil and add sweet potatoes. Cook until they are soft. 45 -55 minutes
Step 2. Mash Sweet Potatoes and add vegan butter, plant milk, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper,
Step 3. Satay garlic and onions. Add plant-based grounds and cook until brown. Add tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix and cook for 2-3 minutes and add broth—Cook for 5 minutes. Add cassava flour and mix.
Step 5. Add filling to cast iron or baking pan, followed by a layer of mashed sweet potatoes.
Step 6. Bake in the oven for 44 -50 minutes or until the top browns.
Step 7. Garnish with parsley, and enjoy!