Old-Fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole

Low-Calorie
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
12
Ready in
2 hours, 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large(1- to 1Â-lb.) sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large apple, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp. grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. plain breadcrumbs
  • 12 to 14 large marshmallows

Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour, 50 minutes
Ready in
2 hours, 10 minutes
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 13x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet lined with foil. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until a knife is easily inserted into the potatoes. Remove from oven; let cool slightly. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a Dutch oven. Add onion, apple and thyme; cook and stir until onion is tender. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. Remove and discard skin from potatoes; add potato to onion mixture. Using an electric hand-mixer, mash or beat to mash lightly. Add eggs, orange zest, orange juice and broth; mix well. Spread in baking dish; set aside.
  4. In a small bowl combine pecans, brown sugar, breadcrumbs, and freshly ground pepper to taste; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over potato mixture. Cover loosely with foil and bake 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 25 to 35 minutes or until topping is light golden.
  5. Remove from oven; top with marshmallows. Return to oven and bake 5 to 8 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed and light golden. Serve hot or warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 186, Calories Fat 76, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 43mg, Sodium 162mg, Carbohydrate 26g, Protein 2g
Serving Size1
Calories186
Calories Fat76
Calories (fat) extra41
Total Fat8g
Total Fat (extra)13
Saturated Fat2g
Saturated Fat (extra)12
Cholesterol43mg
Cholesterol (extra)14
Sodium162mg
Sodium (extra)7
Potassium237mg
Carbohydrate26g
Carbohydrate (extra)9
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)7
Sugars11g
Protein2g
Omega30g
Vitamin A7614IU
Vitamin A (extra)152
Vitamin C8mg
Vitamin C (extra)14
Iron0mg
Iron (extra)4