Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping This post may contain affiliate links.Read my disclosure policy.This lightened-up Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole with roasted, mashed sweet potatoes and a praline topping is a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish.Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole This healthy sweet potato casserole has all the wonderful Thanksgiving flavors you crave for the holiday table.
It’s a lighter version of the classic recipe with a layer of creamy, spiced sweet potatoes topped with a nutty pecan oat crumble.It’s loaded with vanilla and cinnamon – you’ll love it! I also have this old- fashioned Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow recipe or Mashed Sweet Potato Brulee.Perfect to serve with my Dry Brine Turkey! Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients First up, let’s talk about what you’ll need for the filling: Sweet Potatoes: You’ll need 2 ½ pounds (about four to six medium potatoes).
Milk: I made it with fat-free milk, but 1% or 2% would work.Or, if you want to keep it dairy-free, try it with almond milk or another milk alternative.Maple Syrup for a bit of sweetness Vanilla: Use two teaspoons of extract.
Salt to balance out the sweetness Cinnamon for warm holiday flavor Eggs to bind the casserole and improve the texture Next up – the praline topping! Nuts: Choose chopped walnuts or pecans.Flour: If you’re gluten-free, swap all-purpose flour for gluten-free.Oats: Get quick-cooking or gluten-free