Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole


Sweet Potato Casserole

I fell in love with this recipe from the moment I first tried it.
Course Side Dish
Keyword Casserole, christmas, holiday, Paleo, Potatoes, Sweet Potato, thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes



  • 5 large sweet potatoes peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter divided
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup divided or subbed sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp cinnamon divided
  • 1 Pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt to taste


  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted


  1. Fill a large saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 10-15 minutes until fork-tender. Remove from heat and drain.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Add two tablespoons of butter and maple syrup, to the pot with the sweet potatoes.
  3. Stir in the vanilla, one teaspoon of cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Mash until smooth. Adjust salt to taste. Transfer to a baking dish.
  5. In a small bowl, toss the walnuts with the coconut flakes, coconut oil, remaining butter and syrup, and teaspoon of cinnamon.
  6. Cover the sweet potatoes with the walnut topping.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until the walnut topping is golden. Serve warm.
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