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Dec 06

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Healthier Sweet Potato Casserole

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Submitted by:  Crystal Sykes, Simply Playful Fare

This dish is typically a fall holiday favorite, but I can see me making it throughout the year.  Since it uses all fresh ingredients the dish tends to be healthier than other recipes we have seen. I simply enjoy the chunky texture, something to really bite into.

Nutrition: Serving size 216g,  Calories 434,  Fat 11.6,  Saturated fat 4.2,  Carbohydrates 81.2,  Protein 3.4

 

Healthier Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2½ lbs sweet potatoes
  • ½ stick of butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • ¼ cup pecan pieces

 

Preparation:

  1. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Melt the butter on medium-high heat in a large pot.
  3. Add the sweet potatoes to the pot with the rest of the ingredients and mix.
  4. Simmer for about 40 minutes.
  5. Add to an ungreased casserole dish (9×9).
  6. Add the marshmallows and pecans evenly.
  7. Bake at 400 until the marshmallows are golden brown on the top.

Check out Crystal’s fabulous step-by-step photos by clicking here.

 

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