Saturday, January 23, 2016

Quick and Easy Paleo Shepherd's Pie

I made this tonight for dinner and just really used what I had available to me in my kitchen.

Quick and Easy Paleo Shepherd's Pie
(Dairy Free)

Top Layer: 
1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup canned coconut milk
Sea salt
Place chopped sweet potato into a large pan with water.  Bring to boil and cook until sweet potato is fork tender, drain.  In a bowl, mash the sweet potatoes adding a little bit of coconut milk, mashing. Add some salt to taste.  Set aside.

Bottom Layer:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 large onion, finely chopped
1 pound ground beef
2 carrots, thinly sliced
handful of frozen peas
1 tablespoons tomato paste
3/4 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Salt and Pepper to taste
Oil a 6 cup round baking dish, set aside.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees fairnheit.  Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.   Add onion and cook until tender.  Add ground beef and cook, chopping up into small pieces.  Add carrots, peas, tomato paste, chicken broth, dry mustard and cinnamon mixing to incorporate all ingredients.   Place ingredients into baking dish.  Spread meat mixture flat. Top meat mixture with mashed sweet potatoes spreading to cover all edges.  Place into oven and bake for 10 minutes.  Change to broil and broil until top is bubbly.  Remove let cool slightly and serve.