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Sweet Potato Casserole

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 30 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6


  • 232


  • 6g


  • 43g


  • 3g




  • 2 ½ lbs Sweet Potatoes (about 3-4)
  • 3 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ Tsp Ground Ginger
  • ¼ Tsp Nutmeg
  • DDairy:

    Replace the butter with a dairy-free version.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Prep Sweet Potatoes Pierce each potato a few times with a fork and cover with a damp paper towel. Place in microwave, and cook using the “potato setting”, or on high for 11-15 minutes until tender. Keep covered and set aside to cool.

  • 3.

    Mash Sweet Potatoes Scoop potato flesh into a mixing bowl and mash until smooth. Add butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg and stir well.

  • 4.

    Cook Sweet Potatoes Spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spoon sweet potato mixture into the baking dish and spread into an even layer. Microwave for about 10 minutes or until heated through.

  • 5.

    Serve & Enjoy Once fully cooked, set aside to let dish cool. Serve and enjoy!

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes

Sweet Potatoes

Peeled and cooked sweet potatoes provide your body with potassium, an electrolyte, that can be low as a result of a flare.


Cinnamon may help lower inflammation in your body, reducing symptoms associated with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.


Ginger is a great spice to use in recipes not only for it's flavor, but it also may help reduce inflammation, and minimize stomach pain or nausea.

Remission Remix

  • Add a Topping

    Top sweet potato casserole with toasted, chopped pecans or walnuts.

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