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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping

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Looking for a yummy Thanksgiving side dish? Try my Sweet Potato Casserole. The crunch from the pecans paired with the cinnamon and sweet potato are lovely fall flavors. Great for the holidays, or as any side dish! 

Ingredients

  • 4-5 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut milk, full fat, and can
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut oil or unsalted butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Pure maple syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoons Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 Cups Chopped raw pecans
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Teaspoon Pure maple syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon Coconut oil, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Peel and chop potato into chunks (keep all the same size.

  2. Take a stock pot and fill 1/4 of water.  Add sweet potatoes into the water and boil until fork tender.  This will take about 13-15 minutes.

     

  3. Drain potatoes by pouring into a colander, then put back in the  pot.  Add in coconut milk, coconut oil/butter, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Blend by either using  your hand mixerblender or food processorand  blend until potatoes are smooth. Taste for any additional seasonings.

     

  4. In a small bowl, combine all topping ingredients until pecans are well coated.

     

  5. Add sweet potatoes into an oven safe dish and top with pecans.

     

  6. Bake in preheated oven until topping is browned; about 15 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving419
Total Fat24g37%
Sugar16gN/A
Saturated10g52%
Protein5g11%
Carbs49g16%
Vitamin A1297µg100%
Vitamin B60.4mg21.7%
Vitamin C5mg8%
Vitamin E0.8mg3.9%
Vitamin K5µg6%
Calcium100mg10%
Fiber8g32%
Folate (food)28µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)28µg7%
Iron3mg15%
Magnesium86mg21%
Monounsaturated8gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus167mg24%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium793mg23%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg16.8%
Sodium576mg24%
Sugars, added7gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg18.7%
Zinc2mg12%