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Maple/Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Yields8 Servings

 5 sweet potatoesor 6 cups diced sweet potatoes
 ¼ cup coconut oil
 2 eggs
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ½ cup maple syrup
 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
 ¼ cup coconut oil - softened
 12 dates - pitted
 ½ cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9 inch casserole or pie pan


Put sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Boil until they are tender.


Drain the water from the potatoes and transfer to a large bowl.


Mix the sweet potatoes, 1/4 cup of coconut oil, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, maple syrup and unsweetened almond milk together. Put mixture into the prepared baking dish.


Toss the dates into a food processor or chop by hand. You want them finely chopped.


In a medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup of softened coconut oil, chopped dates, and chopped pecans. Mix completely.


Sprinkle the topping over the sweet potato mixture.


Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 317
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.2g25%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 48mg2%
Potassium 149mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 43.8g15%

Dietary Fiber 3.9g16%
Sugars 24.2g
Protein 3.2g7%

Calcium 3%
Iron 5%
Vitamin D 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.