Cajun Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Looking for ideas for a sweet potato recipe? Cajun Sweet Potato Cottage Pie is a healthy and wholesome meal with sweet potato and delicious Cajun Lime & Jalapeno Marinade

Serves 4

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  • 1kg Sweet Potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 500g – 1kg reduced fat lean mince beef
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 1-2 onions diced
  • 1 large courgette finely sliced or grated
  • 1 red pepper without the seeds chopped
  • 2-3 carrots finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 300ml water
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons of Jethro’s Cajun Lime & Jalapeno Marinade.


  1. Add the sweet potatoes to a large pan of boiling water and simmer until tender, drain in a colander for a minute then pop back into the empty saucepan. Add salt and pepper to season, then mash.
  2. While the sweet potatoes are simmering, heat 1/2 tbsp. of coconut oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Add the mince and fry until just cooked. Then transfer the mince to a bowl.
  3. Heat another 1/2 tbsp. of coconut oil over a medium heat. Add the  onion, courgette, red pepper and carrots and stir fry for approximately 5 minutes until starting to soften.
  4. Add the mince beef back into the vegetables. Mix in the tomato puree, water and Cajun Lime & Jalapeno Marinade. Mix. Add 1 tbsp of plain flour to thicken the sauce. Mix well and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Remove from the heat add the frozen peas.
  5. Empty contents into a large, uncovered, baking dish and top with the mashed sweet potato.
  6. Bake the cottage pie in a pre heated oven at gas mark 6 (200 degrees) for around 20 minutes and serve.


Posted by: Jethros on 30th June 2016 @ 6:35 pm
Filed under: Meat & Poultry Mains
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