Traditional sweet potato casserole brings a pile of unnecessary sugar and fat to the table. Swapping out marshmallows for a warming cinnamon pecan crumble plays up the natural flavor of this sweet superfood — instead of covering it up! Weighing in under 210 calories, it's a casserole you can enjoy a heaping scoop of without any unpalatable guilt.
5 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks Serves 6.
The flavor is familiar, but this recipe is fresh, new, and easy to follow. If you're ready to plan a lighter Thanksgiving dinner that everyone will still enjoy, then keep reading for the comforting side dish recipe.
1/3 cup honey
1 large egg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
5 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks