This Ain't Grandma's Sweet Potato Casserole

This Ain't Grandma's Sweet Potato Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 248.2
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 273.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Introduction

A sweet potato casserole so delicious, you won't believe it is vegan and good for you! A sweet potato casserole so delicious, you won't believe it is vegan and good for you!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cooked
    2 tablespoons Earth Balance
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    5 tbsp pure maple syrup
    1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    3/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    3/4 teaspoon cinnamon

    Topping:

    1/4 cup margarine
    1/2 cup Sucanat (or brown sugar)
    1/3 cup spelt flour (or whole wheat flour)
    3/4 cups chopped pecans (optional--calories not included)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 F and lightly grease a 2 quart casserole dish with canola oil. I wipe a bit on with a paper towel. Peel and then boil sweet potatoes until tender. Mash the sweet potatoes with the margarine until smooth. Add the milk, vanilla, maple syrup, sea salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Pour into casserole dish. Next, mix the topping ingredients together until well-combined. Sprinkle topping mixture over the casserole and bake for approx. 50 minutes, checking it every so often. Serves 7-9.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OHSHEGLOWS.

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I was going to try to use this recipe but noticed the milk discrepancy also so "Googled" the title... Check out this link -- this recipe was "adapted" - the original had milk in it...

    http://ohsheglows.com/2009/11/24/this-ai
    nt-grandmas-sweet-potato-casserole/
    - 11/24/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sound great! I'll probably use less Earth Balance, since I try to cook without added fats when possible, but this sound delish! - 11/15/10

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  • will have to try some time - 11/14/17

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  • Sounds good - 11/14/17

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  • I loved this recipe I think I'll use it this year for Thanksgiving!!! - 11/1/17

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