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Easy sweet potato casserole ready to serve as a side dish for Thanksgiving.
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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Oat Crumble

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole is topped with a pecan and oat crumble for a lightened-up, gluten-free version of your favorite Thanksgiving Day casserole!

Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 317 kcal


Sweet Potato Layer

  • 4 lbs. sweet potatoes
  • 6 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or coconut oil melted
  • 2 eggs or flax eggs
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Pecan Oat Crumble

  • 6 Tbsp. gluten-free 1-to-1 flour blend
  • ¾ cup gluten-free oats old-fashioned, rolled
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or coconut oil melted
  • ¾ cup pecans coarsely chopped
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Poke holes in each sweet potato with a fork and wrap them in aluminum foil. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked completely through.
  3. Once potatoes are cooked and cooled enough to touch, remove the skin.
  4. Whip the potatoes and remaining sweet potato layer ingredients together in a food processor, or until smooth.
  5. Pour sweet potato layer into a nonstick cooking-sprayed 9 x 9-inch baking dish or 2.5-quart casserole dish.
  6. Combine pecan oat crumble ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix by hand until just combined.
  7. Top sweet potato layer with pecan-oat crumble and bake in a 350-degree oven for 40-45 minutes, or until top is golden brown and cooked thoroughly. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Oat Crumble
Amount Per Serving
Calories 317 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 227mg10%
Potassium 595mg17%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 21675IU434%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.