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Coconut Sweet Potato Casserole
Coconut Sweet Potato Casserole

Coconut Sweet Potato Casserole

1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Not every sweet potato casserole can claim Healthy Living creds. This one can, and it's a beauty too—topped with lightly toasted shreds of flaked coconut.
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10 servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings
2 lb. sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks (about 4 cups)
2 apples, cored, thinly sliced
2/3 cup maple-flavored or pancake syrup
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1/2 tsp. salt
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Let's Make It
1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place sweet potatoes in greased 13x9-inch baking dish; top with apples.
2
Mix syrup, butter and salt; pour over apples. Sprinkle with coconut; cover.
3
Bake 30 minutes. Uncover. Bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until apples are tender and coconut is lightly browned.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Make sure you pay attention to your portion size of this side dish. When there are several side dishes to choose from, make sure to have just a small serving of each one.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Sprinkle apples with 1/3 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts or Pecans along with coconut for extra flavor and crunch.
Tip 3
Nutrition Bonus
The coconut provides an interesting twist to this sweet potato side dish. The potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and also provide vitamin C.
Nutrition
Calories
170
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol less than 5mg
2%
Sodium 160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
11%
Sugars 21g
42%
Protein 1g
2%
Vitamin A
220%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
4%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 10 servings, about 3/4 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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