Lighter Sweet Potato Casserole
Taking a favorite like sweet potato casserole and making it lighter is such a great idea. We love our sweet potato casserole and now we can have it without all of the added calories!
What You'll Need:
1 (14.5-ounce) can mashed sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
What To Do:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 1-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, milk, 2 teaspoons melted margarine, and salt; stir well. Spoon sweet potato mixture into prepared baking dish.
- In a medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and the flour; cut in 1 tablespoon margarine until mixture is crumbly. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle pecan mixture over sweet potato mixture.
- Bake 30 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.
Per 1/2 cup serving: CALORIES 234 (18 percent from fat); FAT 4.6g (sat 0.7g, mono 2g, poly 1.7g); PROTEIN 3g; CARBOHYDRATE 46.4g; FIBER 2.2g; CHOLESTEROL 0mg; IRON 2mg; SODIUM 262mg; CALCIUM 59mg
This recipe is from The Best of Mr. Food Cookbook Series Oxmoor House, Inc. If you would like more recipes like this, click here.
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