Venison & Sweet potato Shepherd’s Pie


300grams  raw sweet potatoes

500grams  venison or ostrich mince

2 cups carrots chopped and slightly cooked.

1 large onion chopped

1 tin peeled & chopped tomatoes ( check that no sugar added)

1 teaspoon dried thyme & 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ( or use fresh herbs to taste)

1 teaspoon cumin

Salt & pepper to taste and little bit of chilli if relevant

Crushed fresh garlic




Peel and boil and mash the sweet potatoes for the top layer.

In a pan  brown the mince , onion and garlic.

Add the carrots , herbs , cumin and the tin of tomatoes – then combine all the ingredients.

Pour into casserole sprayed with spray and cook & then layer the sweet potato on top.

Pop in oven at 180 degrees for about 20minutes or until slightly brown.

Should yield about 120grams of protein , 100grams of carbohydrates and about 30grams of fat.

Enjoy !