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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Oatmeal Pecan Streusel

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Holiday, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian

Description

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Oatmeal Pecan Streusel – a healthy alternative to that Sweet Potato Casserole! A perfect gluten free Thanksgiving side dish that’s sure to please a crowd!


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Ingredients

  • 5 sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt

Oatmeal Pecan Streusel:

  • 1 1/2 cup regular oats (gluten free)
  • 1 cup roughly chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Scrub and pat dry 5 sweet potatoes. Prick each potato with a knife a couple times. Bake in the oven and bake for 40-50 minutes.
  3. To a food processor add 1/2 cup of oats. Blend until the oats turn to a powder or a flour consistency.
  4. To a small bowl add oat flour, oats, pecans, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon and salt. Using a fork mix until everything is combined. Set aside.
  5. Remove sweet potatoes from the oven. Slice in half and scoop the potato out. Place sweet potato insides in a large bowl, mix with milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and pinch of salt.
  6. Using a hand mixer blend until smooth.
  7. Place sweet potato mixture back inside potato skins. Top with streusel.
  8. Place back in oven for 15 minutes.
  9. Serve.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 twice baked sweet potato
  • Calories: 197
  • Sugar: 11 g
  • Sodium: 42 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 1 mg