Healthy Family Project

Sweet Potato Casserole

Parents can breathe easy serving a side of this sweet potato casserole with marshmallows with their family dinner. With three simple steps and six ingredients, it’s sure to become a staple in the meal plan.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 6 sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows


  1. Place sweet potatoes in large saucepot 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.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242Total Fat: 10gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 62mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 4gSugar: 14gProtein: 4g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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