Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
Made healthy without refined sugar, this sweet potato classic will add beautifully to your holiday table.

Ingredients

 3 large jewel or garnet sweet potatoes
 2 japanese sweet potatoes
 3 Gala apples (or any sweet baking apple), peeled, cored, and chopped
 ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt
 8 Medjool dates (soaked and chopped)
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 ½ teaspoon ground ginger
Garnish
 1 cup small vegan marshmallows

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2

Steam or bake sweet potatoes until tender (about 1 hour). Remove smaller Japanese sweet potatoes after 45 minutes if soft.

Cool, peel, and mash potatoes together in a large mixing bowl.

3

Peel and quarter apples. Steam until soft. Mash, add to potatoes. Mix in salt, dates, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger. Stir until smooth.

4

Place mixture into a parchment-lined baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serves 6

Notes:
Japanese sweet potatoes are small but the white meat is sweet.

For those with apple sensitivity, substitute with pineapple.

Toasted chopped pecans can also be added for a traditional flavor.

Share this recipe

Ingredients

 3 large jewel or garnet sweet potatoes
 2 japanese sweet potatoes
 3 Gala apples (or any sweet baking apple), peeled, cored, and chopped
 ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt
 8 Medjool dates (soaked and chopped)
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 ½ teaspoon ground ginger
Garnish
 1 cup small vegan marshmallows

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2

Steam or bake sweet potatoes until tender (about 1 hour). Remove smaller Japanese sweet potatoes after 45 minutes if soft.

Cool, peel, and mash potatoes together in a large mixing bowl.

3

Peel and quarter apples. Steam until soft. Mash, add to potatoes. Mix in salt, dates, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger. Stir until smooth.

4

Place mixture into a parchment-lined baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serves 6

Notes:
Japanese sweet potatoes are small but the white meat is sweet.

For those with apple sensitivity, substitute with pineapple.

Toasted chopped pecans can also be added for a traditional flavor.

Sweet Potato Casserole