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sweet potato coconut casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Natalie Loop
Hudson, MI

This is a must have during holiday get togethers. My mother who doesn't cook much anymore is a big fan of sweet potatoes, yams these jewels are transformed into a creamy, delightful experience that will soon become a family requested side dish.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For sweet potato coconut casserole

  • 2 1/2 lb
    sweet potatoes (approx 5) peeled, cut into 1 inch pcs
  • 3/4 c
    coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lime zest, plus 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 2 c
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/4 c
    sweetened shredded coconut
  • pinch of coarse salt

How To Make sweet potato coconut casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large pot, cover sweet potatoes with cold salted water by 1 inch and bring to a boil. Reduce to a rapid simmer and cook until tender approx 10-12 mins.
  • 2
    Drain potatoes in a colander and let sit for 5 mins. Transfer to a food processor and process until smooth. Add coconut milk, lime zest and juice. Process until combined.
  • 3
    Transfer to a 2 Qt.baking dish. Top with marshmallows and coconut and bake until toasted and golden, about 20-30 mins.

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