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paleo vegan sweet potato casserole

Paleo Sweet Potato Casserole

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: dinner, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American


Sweet and warm Paleo sweet potato casserole topped with a cinnamon pecan streusel! Naturally vegan, dairy free, and gluten free, yet tastes just like the classic dish!



Sweet Potato Base

  • 2 extra large sweet potatoes (or 4 medium) (baked then cooled, skin removed)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot power
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or powder

Paleo Streusel Topping

  • 3/4 cup cassava flour 
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. In a large bowl, mash sweet potatoes.
  3. Add in all base layer ingredients to the sweet potato and stir thoroughly.
  4. Pour ingredients into a 12×9 or 9×9 baking dish and set aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together cassava flour, cinnamon, and sea salt.
  6. Pour in coconut oil and maple syrup, and stir thoroughly.
  7. Crumble streusel on top of the sweet potato base layer.
  8. Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of the streusel layer.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes, or until streusel lightly browns.
  10. Serve warm.