[Recipe] Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Recipe – Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

A delicious healthy recipe by Lifestyle Chef Izelle Hoffman.

Carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.


  • Recommended for: Dinner
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 30 mins


  • Protein (1 palm)
    • 100g extra lean mince or ostrich mince
  • Colourful Veg (1 fist)
    • 1/2 red salad onion
    • 50g of peas
    • 50g of steamed diced carrots (optional)
  • Smart Carb (1 cupped hand)
    • 100g Mashed sweet potato
      Tip: steam sweet potato in the microwave making use of a microwave steam bag and then mash or cut the corner of a pre-cut packet of sweet potato and steam in microwave till soft, mash in packet. Refrigerate the left-over for later use.
  • Healthy Fat (1 thumb)
    • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Herbs, spices, Extras
    • Herbs, Spices, Extras
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
    • 1 heaped tsp Paprika
    • 5g freshly chopped Parsley

Ingredients are based off the Sleekgeek Food List, combined together using the Sleekgeek Healthy Meal Template, and portioned out with the Sleekgeek Portion Control Guide.


  • Pre heat your pan over medium heat with olive oil.
  • Dice the onion and fry in olive oil till golden brown.
  • Add the mince and fry till cooked.
  • Season with paprika, salt, pepper and parsley.
  • Add the peas and carrots and mix well.
  • Prepare your baking dish or ramekin with non stick spray and add the mince mix.
  • Evenly distribute and press down generously.
  • Season the mashed sweet potato with salt and add on top of the mince.
  • Distribute evenly and finish of with a sprinkle of paprika and ground black pepper.
  • Bake for 15-20min or until sweet potato is crispy on top.
  • Serve warm.


This recipe is carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.

See the FULL Sleekgeek Nutrition Guide here (it’s free).

Join the VIP Wait List - don't miss out!

We're taking on a fresh wave of clients for the Sleekgeek Coaching Program in July 2019.

If you’re tired of the exhausting “all-or-nothing” dieting approach, then listen up!

We want to teach you proven sustainable strategies to help you build healthy habits into your life, one day at a time, so that they last a lifetime!

NOTE: Spots are limited and enrollment will only re-open again in October!

Click here to find out more!