Sweet Potato Casserole

Fall 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous flavor from honey and freshly grated orange zest rather than the traditional stick of butter. To complete the healthy makeover we sprinkle a crunchy pecan streusel spiked with orange juice concentrate over the top. You can save the marshmallows for s'mores.

"This was SO good, made it for the first time on Thanksgiving. So simple and delicious - there were no leftovers! "

33 Reviews for Sweet Potato Casserole


This was fantastic. I left out the nuts and used white flour for the topping. We will make these every year. It is convenient to make ahead and then heat in the oven.


I made this for a Thanksgiving gathering of 30+ people representing about 5 different countries and I think it got the most rave reviews of all dishes. It was delicious. The orange is subtle but gives it a unique twist.


Loved this. Delicious and relatively healthy. I don't keep milk so used unsweetened coconut milk (from a carton) and added a touch of brown sugar. I had some fresh cranberries not getting used so added about a half-cup of these, chopped up, to the topping. It was plenty sweet enough to handle the cranberries and they gave it nice tang and color. The coconut milk was awesome. My daughter said it was the best thing she's ever eaten, and we're foodies and her boyfriend is a chef. Great recipe (and I'm not generally inclined to follow recipes)!


This was so good. The sweet potatos were really good and the topping was great. I haven't had a sweet potato casserole this good. My in-laws are pretty picky and they really liked it also.


I really liked the orange flavor in this. One thing I wasn't crazy about was the eggs...I thought it added too much of an "eggy" taste. I think they are in the recipe as a binder, so next time I make this I'm using applesauce instead of the eggs. Also I think I will replace the flour in the topping with oats for a heartier topping. But overall very good and I will make it again!


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