white casserole dish with mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows and chopped pecans; cream colored cloth with red orange flowers under dish

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

Contributor: Christine Pittman
Sweet potato casserole gets a healthy makeover without losing any of the flavors we love in a sweet potato casserole.
  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • 6 sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
  • ¼ cup fat free milk
  • 2 Tbspunsalted butter
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows


  1. Place sweet potatoes in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer 20-25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
  2. Place potatoes, milk, butter and pumpkin pie spice in large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Add sweet potato mixture to shallow baking dish, top with pecans and marshmallows. Place under preheated broiler 5 inches from heat; broil 2-3 minutes, or until marshmallows are lightly browned.


Recipe from Produce for Kids.