Get the health benefits from turmeric and sweet potato in this recipe! A great prepare ahead dish that will make dinner easy on weeknights.
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500 grams Extra Lean Ground Beef
1 Onion, chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 Carrot, chopped
1 cup Peas (Frozen or Fresh)
1 cup Canned tomatoes, crushed
1 cup Stock (beef or chicken)
1 tsp Turmeric, dried
1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Salt
700 grams Sweet Potatoes (about 2), peeled and chopped
1 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Butter
1/4 tsp Turmeric, dried
Pepper to taste
- In a large pot, cook beef until browned. Transfer to a plate. In same pot cook onions, garlic, carrots and peas until onions are browned.
- Return beef to pot. Add tomatoes, stock, turmeric, oregano, cinnamon and salt. Cook for about 30 minutes. Transfer to an oven proof dish. Set aside.
- In a separate pot, boil water, and cook potatoes until soft. Drain and return to pot. Add salt, butter, turmeric and pepper. Using a potatoes masher or fork crush potatoes until desired consistency.
- Top beef mixture with potatoes. Cover and cook in 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes. Uncover. Cook for 10 minutes longer.