Remix Your Recipe: Sweet Potato Casserole

Baked sweet potato that has been mashed and served in a white dish on a white background

Fall is all about leaves changing color, smells like cinnamon and who can forget the sweet taste of sweet potatoes! During this season, we sometimes go a little bit overboard on sweet potatoes, but here’s how to create sweet potatoe dish a little bit healthier (just so you can have more of it)!

One of the best ways is to use less butter, in order to boost healthy flavors. We added honey and orange zest in this recipe to liven up the flavor so we could cut back on less healthy ingredients like butter. This saved us 7 grams of fat per serving and 4 grams of saturated fat.

Ingredients

3 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 5 medium), peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
1/3 cup honey
1 large egg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Kosher salt
1/4 cup melted butter
1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon orange zest