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Sweet Potato Casserole

5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups mini vegan marshmallows


  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Place cubed sweet potatoes in a pot of water and bring to a boil, continue cooking for about 15 minutes, until fork tender
  • Drain the potatoes and add them to a large mixing bowl
  • Add maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt to the potatoes, and mash using a hand masher or electric mixer until smooth
  • Fold in pecans and add mixture to a greased 9x13 baking dish
  • Top with marshmallows and bake at 375° for about 25 minutes, until the marshmallow are golden brown
Keyword candied yams, healthy side dish, sweet potato casserole, thanksgiving
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