Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Not a marshmallow or pound of brown sugar in sight. This sweet potato casserole is my favorite sweet potato dish for the holidays.

Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole
Recipe type: casserole
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Serves: 6-8

A delicious, gluten and dairy free sweet potato dish that is perfect for the holidays!
  • 3 cups baked sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup 100% pure maple syrup
  • 2 flax ‘eggs’; 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed + 3 Tbsp. water = 1 egg
  • ¼ cup virgin, unrefined coconut oil; melted
  • ¼ cup organic unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk
  • 1.5 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup almond meal or flour
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 2 Tbsp. 100% pure maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp. virgin, unrefined coconut oil; melted
  • 2 Tbsp. organic unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup pecan halves, coarsely chopped

  1. To bake sweet potatoes, set oven to 450F.
  2. Thoroughly scrub and dry each potato, poking holes throughout to vent.
  3. Place potatoes in a large baking dish lined in foil or parchment paper and cook for 40 minutes. When finished, flip potatoes over and cook for another 40 minutes.
  4. When potatoes are soft, remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  5. Cut a vertical line through the skin of the potatoes to remove skin.
  6. Place cooked potatoes in a large mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher.
  7. Preheat oven to 350F
  8. Lightly grease an 8X8 inch baking dish with a coconut oil.
  9. Mix in all other ingredients for the potatoes and mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into baking dish.
  10. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the topping and sprinkle over potatoes.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Cook time includes baking the sweet potatoes separate from the actual casserole dish bake time


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