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Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole Two Ways


  • Author: thebananadiaries
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x

Description

Deliciously sweet vegan sweet potato casserole two ways! One option is completely vegan with vegan marshmallows and pecans, and the other is vegan and Paleo! You’ll love this healthier twist on a classic Thanksgiving side dish!


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Ingredients

Sweet Potato Casserole Base:

  • 3 cups cooked sweet potato, skin removed, mashed
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream, or any dairy free milk
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot powder
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Paleo Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole Streusel:

  • 2/3 cup cassava flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup pecans

Vegan Marshmallow and Pecan Topping:

  • 1 bag vegan marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F, and make sure you have a large baking dish; somewhere around 9×11″
  2. In a large bowl, use a potato masher or hand mixer paddle to mash the sweet potatoes. You want the texture to be smooth.
  3. Add in the arrowroot powder, maple syrup, coconut cream, cinnamon, and vanilla, and combine it all together until it’s a thick batter.
  4. Spoon the sweet potato mixture into the baking dish and set aside after you’ve chosen your topping.

Paleo Vegan Streusel:

  1. With the sweet potato casserole off to the side, in a medium bowl, whisk together the cassava flour and cinnamon.
  2. Add in the melted coconut oil and maple syrup, and combine until it’s a wet crumble.
  3. Sprinkle the pecans over the sweet potato casserole, and then crumble the streusel topping evenly over the casserole.
  4. Place the casserole into the oven to bake for 35-45 minutes, or until the streusel are started to crisp.
  5. Remove from the oven and serve.

Vegan Marshmallow and Pecan Topping:

  1. Sprinkle the marshmallows and pecans evenly over the sweet potato casserole and place the casserole into the oven to bake.
  2. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until the marshmallows have started to brown. If they aren’t browning close to that time, turn on the broiler to medium and allow the marshmallow to broil for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and serve.

  • Category: Side
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sweet potato casserole, vegan sweet potato casserole, sweet potato casserole with marshmallows and pecans, paleo vegan sweet potato casserole

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