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Granola Sweet Potato Bake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Granola bars are the secret to a delicious and crunchy-topped sweet potato casserole.

Ingredients

6
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (7 to 8 cups)
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
Nature Valley™ maple-brown sugar crunchy granola bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz box), crushed
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Steps

  • 1 Place potato pieces in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven. Add enough water to cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. To potatoes, add whipping cream, 2 tablespoons butter, the maple syrup and salt. Mash with potato masher or electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix crushed granola bars and 2 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle over potatoes.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is crisp.
  • 1 Place potato pieces in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven. Add enough water to cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. To potatoes, add whipping cream, 2 tablespoons butter, the maple syrup and salt. Mash with potato masher or electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix crushed granola bars and 2 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle over potatoes.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is crisp.

Expert Tips

Make this rich casserole up to 8 hours ahead of time, but sprinkle with the granola bar mixture just before baking.

For the prettiest dish with the best flavor, use dark-orange or red sweet potatoes in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
13g
13%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
300%
300%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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