Cottage Pie with Sweet Potato Mash

Cottage Pie with Sweet Potato Mash

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A classic dish with a South African twist – sweet potato is a firm favourite and a versatile vegetable, ideal for a number of dinner ideas!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time70 minutes


  • 30 ml Worcester sauce
  • 250 ml Water
  • 1 Tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Punnet button mushrooms, sliced
  • 400 g Beef mince
  • 1 Clove crushed garlic
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 15 ml Olive oil
  • 30 ml Margarine
  • 1 sachet KNORR Savoury Mince Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 800 g Sweet potatoes
  • 400 g Potatoes


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Wrap the potatoes in tin foil and bake in the oven for 45 minutes or in the microwave until cooked through.
  • In the mean time heat oil in a pan and fry onion and garlic until tender.
  • Add beef mince and fry until well browned.
  • Add button mushrooms and fry for another 5 minutes or until soft.
  • Stir in chopped tomatoes, KNORR Savoury Mince Dry Cook-in-Sauce, water and Worcester sauce and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • When potatoes are cooked unwrap, remove skins and mash with margarine until smooth.
  • Transfer mince to an ovenproof casserole dish, top with mashed potato and place in the oven for 30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.