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Creamy, delicious, and topped with sweet potatoes, this shepherd's pie bakes in just one pan. To give it a twist from your usual shepherd's pie, make homemade turkey meatballs so this dish becomes extra special.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

55 mins
20 mins
1 hr 35 mins
20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 2-qt. rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. In a large bowl combine onion, cheese, 2 Tbsp. of the cilantro, the garlic, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Add ground turkey; mix well.

  • Using 1 Tbsp. for each meatball, shape turkey mixture into 1 1/4-inch balls; place in prepared baking dish. Bake 15 minutes; cool slightly.

  • Pour Alfredo sauce over meatballs and liquid in dish; stir in peas. Layer sweet potato over mixture, overlapping slices. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper.

  • Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and sauce is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbsp. cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

275 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 87mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 20g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 5g; protein 19g; vitamin a 8719.3IU; vitamin c 6.8mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 4.9mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 26.2mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; sodium 719mg; potassium 416mg; calcium 132mg; iron 1.7mg.