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! "

30 Reviews for Sweet Potato Casserole


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!


I made this last year and it was an immediate "classic". Easy and not loaded down with disgusting amounts of marshmallows, maple syrup and other sickeningly sweet things people do to perfectly innocent yams. If you like light and flavorful with a great pecan crunch on top, this is for you.


I made this for 20 family members last Thanksgiving and everyone LOVED easy, low fat and tastes delicious! I just spent 35 minutes searching online to re-find this recipe, that's how much I loved it!


Nice consistancy, but I might try to do it differently next time. I wasn't crazy about the orange flavor, so maybe I would add some fresh grated ginger in lieu of the zest and skip the juice concentrate altogether. I may add some cinnamon and cardamom as well to the mix and topping. Also I am thinking if the potatos were oven baked and than pureed in a processor instead to boiled, they would retain more of their natural syrupy goodness and you wouldn't really need to add honey.

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 36 weeks ago

You totally changed the

You totally changed the recipe.....why would you make it at all??????

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