baking dish with sweet potato casserole

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Author: CARLEY
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 70 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish, Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American



Casserole Ingredients

3 cups sweet potatoes

2 tbsp ghee, melted (I use this brand)

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

½ tsp cinnamon

1 ripe banana, mashed

Pecan Topping Ingredients

1½ cup pecans

¼ cup real maple syrup 

¼ cup ghee, melted

½ tsp vanilla extract

1½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp sea salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes into roughly 1-inch pieces. Spread in a single layer on the foil.
  3. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until tender to a fork.
  4. Add the baked sweet potato to a food processor with the remaining casserole ingredients.
  5. Pulse the casserole mixture until combined. Set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, combine all pecan topping ingredients until well coated.
  7. Spray a 9 x 9-inch pan with coconut oil. 
  8. Spread casserole mixture evenly into pan. Top with pecan mixture.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve hot.

Keywords: casserole, sweet potato, dairy free, gluten free, holiday meals