Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole


This recipe is from Diabetic Connect, you can make this Sweet Potato Casserole, just in time for Thanksgiving, 2013.  You can avoid traditional sweet potato recipes that are closer to dessert than to a side dish.  This wonderful recipe will remind you of when you were young, but keep your blood sugars in check.

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole

8 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

1/3 cup orange juice

¼ cup half & half

1 egg white

3 Tbsp. coconut oil

2 Tbsp. Splenda brown sugar

1 ¼ tsp. vanilla

¾ tsp. cinnamon

¾ tsp. nutmeg

¼ tsp. salt

¼ cup chopped pecans

Zest of 1 orange

Boil the potatoes in salted water until tender.

Preheat the oven to 350 F.  Grease a medium sized casserole dish and set aside.

When potatoes are done, strain them and pour into a large bowl.  Add orange juice and half & half and whip with a hand mixer.  Add the egg white, coconut oil and sugar, and beat until well mixed.  Add the vanilla, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and blend.

Pour the potatoes into prepared casserole dish and top with pecans and orange zest.

Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.  Remove foil and bake an additional.

Remove approximately 18 servings of ½ cup.

(Recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole came from Diabetic Connect, 2013)


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