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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

Easy and healthy sweet potato casserole you canmake day or of ahead of time. This healthy freezer meal is easy to make and isa healthy sweet potato recipes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Freezer Sweet Potato Casserole, Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole, Make Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole
Servings: 12
Calories: 393kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker/Crockpot or
  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 4 lb sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 2/3 cup almond milk or milk of dietary preference
  • 3 large eggs, beaten

Candied Pecan Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 4 tbsp raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

Freezer Directions:

  • Mke candied pecan topping by preheating oven to 275.
  • While oven preheats mix together pecan topping ingredients and spread out onto baking sheet covered in parchment paper.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Label freezer bag with recipe name, cooking directions and expiration date (today's date plus three months)
  • Add all ingredients except almond milk, eggs, water and candied pecan topping into gallon freezer bag.
  • Once pecan topping is finished baking set aside to cool. Once cool, break apart and add into a quart freezer bag.
  • Set quart freezer bag into gallon freezer bag after adding all necessary ingredients then freeze.

Cooking Directions:

  • Remove pecan topping and set aside to thaw. Then dump contents of freezer bag into slow cooker and add water.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours or high for 2-3 hours.
  • Mash potatoes once finished cooking then add in milk and beaten eggs.
  • Top with candied pecan topping and cook for 10-15 minutes on low.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  1. This recipe can also be cooked in the slow cooker and then added to a casserole dish. Top with pecans and freeze. It's a perfect make ahead casserole for an easy holiday dinner. (To cook after freezing as a casserole set in a preheated oven at 350 for 40-50 minutes then serve)