Your Cart

🎉 Congrats! You've unlocked FREE SHIPPING!
[{ formatPercentage(Cart.freeShippingPercentComplete(), 0) }]
Sign in or create an account to unlock FREE SHIPPING at $25!

Spend , Get Free collagen quench triple berry

Your cart is currently empty

Fill your cart with your favorite products and make your meals healthy and exciting again!

Sweet Potato Casserole

November 17, 2020

Sweet potato casserole topped with spiced nuts in a white casserole dish next to Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil and Collagen Fuel

A browned marshmallow-topped casserole is enough to draw any kid or kid-at-heart to the holiday buffet table to scoop up the honeyed burnt orange mashed sweet potatoes topped with caramelized, sugary fluff. Disguised as a Thanksgiving or holiday side dish but masquerading as a "vegetable" dessert, traditional sweet potato casserole adds one-note sweetness to a dinner plate filled with savory roasted meat, salty gravy, buttery mashed potatoes, and snappy green beans. 

Our Primal/paleo version of sweet potato casserole forgoes the marshmallow topping for a sweet, spiced, salty nut-based topping that adds texture and a bit more complexity to the cinnamon-scented mashed sweet potatoes underneath. There's plenty of coconut sugar and flavored Collagen Fuel® included in both the mashed sweet potatoes and the crumble topping to make this side dish familiar and even dessert-like for most Primal palates.

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes

Servings: 10


For the sweet potatoes:

  • 5 lbs. sweet potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 scoops Primal Kitchen Collagen Fuel (Vanilla or Snickerdoodle)
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon (if not using Snickerdoodle Collagen Fuel)
  • 1/4 cup ghee, melted
  • 1 tsp. salt

For the nut crumble topping:


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Peel sweet potatoes, and cut into 1-inch thick pieces. 
  • To boil sweet potatoes on the stove: Cover cut sweet potatoes with about an inch of water. Turn heat to high, cover, and bring water to a boil. Turn heat down to medium high and remove lid. Cook for 20-25 minutes, or until potatoes are fork tender. 
  • To cook sweet potatoes in an Instant Pot: Place cut sweet potatoes in the Instant Pot and cover with 1 cup of water. Secure the lid, then turn onto manual or pressure cook (depends on the model of your pot) and cook for 8 minutes. When finished cooking, release the steam, then open the lid. 
  • Drain the water from the sweet potatoes, and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Mash the sweet potatoes with a potato masher or wooden spatula. 
  • To the mashed sweet potatoes, add 2 eggs, coconut sugar, Collagen Fuel, cinnamon (if not using Snickerdoodle Collagen Fuel), ghee, and salt. 
  • Use a handheld mixer on low speed, or a regular whisk, to mix all of the ingredients into the mashed sweet potatoes. 
  • Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Spray. Pour the mashed sweet potato mix into the dish. Use a spatula to even out the mixture so it sits in an even layer. 
  • Bake sweet potato casserole for 30 minutes at 350ºF. 
  • While the casserole bakes, prepare the spiced nut topping: Add pecans and walnuts to a mixing bowl. Add coconut sugar, Collagen Fuel, almond flour, avocado oil, and salt. Stir to combine. 
  • Remove casserole from the oven. Top with spiced nut mixture in one even layer. Bake for an additional 20 minutes at 350ºF.
  • Remove the casserole from the oven, and turn oven to broil. Place the casserole under the broiler for 30-60 seconds to brown the nuts. Be careful to watch it closely so you don't burn the topping. 
  • Let cool for a few minutes before serving 

Serving of sweet potato casserole on a white plate with a silver fork

Nutrition info (per serving):

Calories: 438

Carbs: 38 grams

Fat: 30 grams

Protein: 9 grams

Nutrition info calculated using Cronometer.

You might also like these other holiday recipes:


Ready to Make It?

Add the items featured in this recipe to your cart, and start spicing up your recipe game!

Also in Recipes

How to Prepare Canned Fish 3 Ways

How to Prepare Canned Fish 3 Ways

In a recipe rut? Short on time or running low on ingredients? These three simple, delicious canned fish recipes make the most of even a sparse pantry stock! Try these three unique ways to prepare canned sardines, canned tuna, and canned salmon the Primal Kitchen way.

Read More

5 Seriously Spicy Jalapeño Buffalo Recipe Swaps

5 Seriously Spicy Jalapeño Buffalo Recipe Swaps

 Swap in our Jalapeño Sauce to add extra heat to these classic Buffalo recipes, or serve this extra-spicy sauce on the side for brave folks who like to turn up the heat.

Read More

Pork Tenderloin with Homemade Chimichurri Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Homemade Chimichurri Sauce

Read More

Get SMS alerts about your orders
Stay up to date on your purchase with order confirmation and shipping confirmation messages