Do You Want to Conquer the Holidays – Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole 

3 lbs sweet potatoes
1 cup pecan pieces
2 teaspoons cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
5 tablespoons butter
¼ cup egg substitute
1/2 cup Splenda, stevia or erythritol

Poke sweet potatoes with a fork and bake at 400 F for 45-60 minutes until soft.

Place ¾ cup of pecans in blender until ground into meal. Add ¼ cup Splenda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of salt and 2 tablespoons of butter and blend until well mixed. Stir the remaining pecans in by hand.

Allow the sweet potatoes to cool for 10-15 minutes. Remove the skins and discard. Place sweet potatoes, 3 tablespoons of butter, remaining seasonings, egg and ¼ cup sweetener in blender and mix until smooth.

Place sweet potato in casserole dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray and sprinkle pecan topping over the top. Bake at 375 F. until the topping is browned. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition information per serving: 214 calories, 4 grams protein, 12 grams fat, 25 grams carbohydrate, 278 mg sodium.

About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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