Sweet Potato Casserole with Walnut Topping

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Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1½ cups vanilla almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • ½ cup Sucanat, divided
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 2 cups crushed walnuts
  • ½ cup coconut oil

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, boil sweet potato cubes until soft. Prepare a 9" x 13" baking dish with olive oil spray, and preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Drain the sweet potatoes, and mash completely. Add almond milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, ¼ cup Sucanat, and ginger, and blend well. Pour the sweet potato mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, remaining ¼ cup Sucanat, and coconut oil and blend well. Sprinkle the walnut mixture over the sweet potato, and bake for 35–45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1½ cups vanilla almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • ½ cup Sucanat, divided
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 2 cups crushed walnuts
  • ½ cup coconut oil

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, boil sweet potato cubes until soft. Prepare a 9" x 13" baking dish with olive oil spray, and preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Drain the sweet potatoes, and mash completely. Add almond milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, ¼ cup Sucanat, and ginger, and blend well. Pour the sweet potato mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, remaining ¼ cup Sucanat, and coconut oil and blend well. Sprinkle the walnut mixture over the sweet potato, and bake for 35–45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars13g
Protein4g