Sweet Potato Casserole

Serves: 6

Parents can breathe easy serving a side of this sweet potato casserole with marshmallows with their family dinner. With three simple steps and six ingredients, it’s sure to become a staple in the meal plan.

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Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.


  1. 6 sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
  2. 1/4 cup fat free milk
  3. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  4. 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  5. 1/2 cup pecans , chopped
  6. 2 cups mini marshmallows


  1. Place sweet potatoes in large saucepot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer 20-25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
  2. Place potatoes, milk, butter and pumpkin pie spice in large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Add sweet potato mixture to shallow baking dish, top with pecans and marshmallows. Place under preheated broiler 5 inches from heat; broil 2-3 minutes, or until marshmallows are lightly browned.

Nutritional Value

  1. Calories 242
  2. Fat 10g
  3. Protein 4g
  4. Carbohydrates 36g
  5. Fiber 4g
  6. Cholesterol 11mg
  7. Sodium 62mg
  8. Sugar 14g
  9. Calcium 52mg
  10. Iron 1.39mg