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Sweet Potato And Beef Casserole

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Here is a wonderful casserole that combines sweet potatoes with a savory meat filling. This is very satisfying and absolutely divine.
Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 3 Large, boiled, mashed
  Hardboiled eggs 2 Medium
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chilli pepper 1 Small, seeded, chopped finely (remove membrane)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Beef/Ground beef 3⁄4 Pound, cut to fine cubes
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Tomaotes/15 ounce can of diced tomato 3 Medium, chopped finely
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon, crushed
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Raisin 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Black olives 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Prepare the ingredients according to the list.

MAKING
3. Heat a skillet with some olive oil.
4. Add the onion and cook for about 8 minutes until soft and translucent.
5. Put garlic and cook for about one minute.
6. Add the chili pepper, bell pepper and parsley. Mix well.
7. Put the tomato paste and mix.
8. Pour the chicken broth and add the tomatoes.
9. Sprinkle the oregano and season with salt and pepper.
10. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes. If using raisins, add them now.
11. Place the cooked beef into a casserole dish. Layer the sliced egg and olives (if using) on top of the meat.
12. Top with the mashed sweet potatoes.
13. Bake for about 30 minutes until top is browned and meat is bubbly.

SERVING
14. In a serving plate, slice and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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