The pineapple and raisins add a natural sweetness to the dish that is absolutely addictive! Would substituting bananas for the pineapple make this too dry? You're grandad made History! I love sweet potato casseroles but hate how they are always too sweet and fattening. Sweet potatoes, golden raisins, crushed pineapple and spices are topped with pecans and mini marshmallows, then baked until golden. posting this on a sweet potato article? This looks delicious! Of course, you can make this with ground turkey like this Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie or try my vegetarian Portobello Shepherd’s Pie. Used Splenda brown sugar instead of regular brown sugar. I am fond of fast on Holidays because I have a lot and I mean a lot of cooking to do! I used the one with orange flesh. The Sweet Potato Pie is a southern tradition that is a thick, creamy and not-too-sweet desert. How come the sweet potatoes in the store are a golden color and yams are orange? Easier to transport that way. My favorite part of the whole thing was the topping! I’m plan on baking this for my daughter’s school teachers. One year later, I have the same question. So happy i now have a lowfat version to try. Finished product was topped with fat-free Cool Whip. ), but more nutritious! I'd never had sweet potato pie before, not sure why. I prefer to peel and cube my sweet potatoes before boiling until soft. As it turns out Sweet Potato Pie tastes amazing. If I don't win, I probably will buy it. thank you! Wow, It’s looking so delicious, and the color is so pretty, Pingback: Nespresso VertuoLine - Carrie Bradshaw Lied, Pingback: Lighter Versions of Your Favorite Holiday Dishes | Dr. Dirk Rodriguez. I love it!!! Boil sweet potato whole in skin for 50 to 55 minutes, or until soft. Never gave a thought to making my dress "incombustible"! Im using yams cause thats what i had. Glad you all liked it! Would you make this and leave it out, or try the brulee recipe and add marshmallows? I took this a step further and pierced them with a fork a few times, microwaved them for about 8 minutes in the morning, and popped them in the fridge. This recipe was great. I was so hoping to find a crust that would be lower in points then the store bought ones or home made ones. See more ideas about Skinny taste recipes, Skinnytaste, Recipes. I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this site. I had no agave so I used 1.5 tsp brown sugar. We shared this recipe a few years back at the beginning of our blogging days. I don't really want to use a premade crust but I don't want a pie without crust either lol. Allergic to pineapple, can you please recommend a substitute for it? Sweet potatoes, golden raisins, crushed pineapple and spices topped with pecans and mini marshmallows, then baked until golden. Looks de-lish!! I stumbled across your blog recently when looking for a sweet potato pie recipe. Would this throw off the points… Thanks! Thank you sooooooo much. I just buy refrigerated crust, let it warm up a little, then roll it out a little more. would that change the calories or points? I made it a couple nights ago. I admire you for making the recipe first and then tweaking. However, she is allergic to eggs. I love this site recipes are so much better tha WW. What size casserole dish do you use for this? To be honest with you, I’ve never understood the whole marshmallow thing but after making this recipe, I totally get it! Angela, I actually like sweet potato pie better, but they are both so good! I cannot wait till tmrw so I can make this pie! I have never had sweet potato pie but I’m going to try it out. Naturally gluten-free and paleo. I didn't tell him until after his 2nd piece was gone! Thanks. Glad to see that this recipe is from it and is a hit! I don't really care for sweet potatoes, but my grandfather loves them. Recipe is very simple and quick to make. My favorite desert! how much canned pumpkin should I use? Gina I am confused about which sweet potato variety to use. Thanksgiving can't come here soon enough! Recipe by skinnytaste. Looks great and tastes better! That cookbook looks awesome. Will this maybe mellow out during the baking? I am definitely full of cooking confidence now and will try more of your recipes today! Can you freeze this without the marshmallows or should it be made oven to table? Also it took almost a half hour longer for it to cook thru than what it says on your recipe but that might just be my oven. Thanks for all your tasty low-cal recipes! Thank you so much for all the wonderful recipes you share. 🙂, that looks good! Serve with cool whip and enjoy! Using an electric mixer, mix in sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon and vanilla. Sprinkle with pecans and marshmallows. I will defiantely try it. Any thoughts? Then use a fork or potato masher to mash the potatoes until your desired texture. I used a storebought crust (store brand even). Yams would work as well. I used sweet potatoes. First pie ever baked, it was DELICIOUS! Oh and recipe looks amazing too, I think I'm going to try it out for Thanksgiving! I'll remember that for next time. This site uses cookies to help provide the best user experience. Lightly spray a pie dish, casserole dish or even individual ramekins with oil, spoon in sweet potatoes. Thanks!! skinnytaste - 3.42M Followers, 238 Following, 29377 pins | Easy, light recipes for all diets from Vegetarian, Weight Watchers (Smart Points), Gluten Free, … So do we need "yams" for this recipe or "sweet potatoes"? Have been meaning to search for a lightened-up recipe…you saved me the time! My recipe is insanely fat drenched. ground cinnamon, light brown sugar, sweet potatoes, vanilla extract and 5 more. Will make again. It was totally worth it. OMG! My family is finally letting me cook something (instead of bringing cheese and crackers). You can also boil the potatoes whole until soft and then easily remove the skin after once cooled a bit. thanks! would this recipe work if i substitute the sweet potatoe for canned pumpkin? Really silly question: did you use sweet potatoes or yams? mmh…that just looks delicious!! I’m a Southern girl who’s been making the old school recipe for years. 🙂 Thanks a bunch! A healthy and delicious version of the classic. I laughed to see this recipe on Pinterest! Could one substitute Butternut squash for sweet potatoes to cut down on SP’ts they are quite similar Thanks Stephanie. Great recipe, but I would use slightly less brown sugar. I went shopping for the ingredients the other day and the "sweet potatoes" I saw in the produce section where more white in color. I love love love sweet potato pie – I can't wait to try out this version for Thanksgiving! I am a vegetarian, so I am going to try this with fluff instead – no gelatin in fluff! I love sweet potatoes!!!! I tested this out tonight and it was great!!! I'm sure my very Southern husband from Georgia will love this! SCRUMPTIOUS! Once smooth, put the potatoes in a bowl with the butter and mix well. I grew up on traditional southern sweet potato pie! We all had seconds tonight. The book sounds quite interesting. If so how would you recommend storing it overnight? I think I'm going to prep it tonight! Love it! Cut the sweet potato rounds in half and fill around the edges of the pie dish; round side facing up. I'd like to make a pumpkin pie? I love baking this sweet potato pie recipe during the holidays. My inlaws make a fabulous sweet potato pecan recipe using marshmellows too. I love your recipes, they are so good and amazingly easy to make! It looks so delicious . Perfect! question…is 1&1/2 pounds of sweet potato about 2 cups of sweet potato? I am trying it this weekend, and then adding it to my Turkey Day menu plan… Gina, thanks for always sharing such wonderful recipes. Yummy!!!! Ingredients. We fought over the last piece. Do I need to substitute the eggs with another ingredient? (ex:1/4 cup per one serving) thanks! Could it be done with the canned sweet potatoes? i appreciate you soooo much! Yum this looks delicious! There are many ways to bake sweet potatoes, I do them in my oven, slow cooker, and microwave (least favorite). 🙂. oh my gosh Gina, you are amazing! can you use light butter in any recipe that calls for butter? Then, mix in all the other ingredients. Definitely a keeper. Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping is a recipe you’ll likely make again and again! Also, I agree with the review that mentioned the strong pineapple flavor. So looking forward to it! This is a great dessert for veggie haters! Made it, loved it! A lightened-up sweet potato pie recipe, perfect for Thanksgiving. Cut sweet potatoes into large chunks; boil potatoes in a large pot covered with water until potatoes are soft if pierced with a fork. I can't wait to try this one! Made this today, I'm not the best chef, I have moved far away from a lot of my family members and they are usually the ones cooking the homemade stuff during the Holidays. Mash the sweet potatoes and add in raisins, agave, spices and pineapple. I didn't weight this, forgot to so If you want to know your serving size for sure, weight it, then divide by 10. I'd love an opportunity to win this cookbook! Gonna share this in my blog as well! I'll be making this for Thursday and can't wait to try it! I might just have to give this a try! :]. It was delicious! thank you gina! Looks good! This recipe was adapted from a recipe for twice baked sweet potatoes in the White House Cookbook, Revised and Updated Centennial Edition (affil link) I picked up in DC. Being on WWbthis year, I needed a new pie recipe and was nervous to stray from my usual pumpkin pie. If you — or anyone else — can give advice on this, I would be thankful! Sweet Potato Pie. Is there anything I can substitue for the milk? If your interested and wanna check out my blogg just let me know. . I think this lightened up version probably tastes better than the original. I like this better than pumpkin pie! A classic sweet potato recipe! I actually prefer it to pumpkin pie. Is it 2 potatoes at 1.5lbs each, so 3lbs total? There are so many varieties I’m not sure of the most flavorful one. I have to bring it bake it on the 25th to bring for the 26th drop off. It is making the house smell amazing! In the spirit of the holidays, I bring you this little slice of heaven. My sweet potato hating husband and in-laws absolutely loved it. thanks Gina! Still as delicious (if not better! I liked the pie warm but my honey said it was even better cold! I had about 1/3 of the pie left over and had it over the next two mornings for breakfast. Add butter, and mix well. Persophonie, oh how special that must be!!! . And I love agave! This is similar to pumpkin pie in flavor, but tastes so much better. Where i live there is no pumpkin pie spices, if i add cinnamon and ginger instead would it be ok? A healthy and delicious version of the classic sweet potato pie – a perfect, easy sweet potato dessert recipe for Thanksgiving! Is that just cool whip on top? Pages Public Figure Blogger Skinnytaste Videos Spicy … My crew will be thrilled so thank you. I have googled the difference and the "yams" seem to be the ones to use for sweet casseroles. While this is a nice “skinny” recipe, it’s not a traditional sweet potato pie recipe. If you don't have pumpkin pie spice, substitute with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. I should have mentioned… Adjust your spices to your taste. Recipe by skinnytaste A healthy and delicious version of the classic sweet potato pie – a perfect, easy sweet potato dessert recipe for Thanksgiving! Your email address will not be published. This is seriously the best sweet potato casserole! I made this for my family’s early Thanksgiving dinner, and it was a million times better than my pumpkin pie with heavy cream and crystallized ginger! As a Canadian, I have never tasted the traditional sweet potato casserole, so I have nothing to compare to. Im trying this for the coming Holidays. What size of pie plate did u use? I have made it several times and will be making it many more times in the future. It's a great way to enjoy sweet potatoes, don't you think? This is AMAZING!!! While most dessert pack empty calories, this dessert is made with healthy sweet potatoes, which are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C. This simple pie recipe is great for beginner bakers and for anyone who is super busy with all the holiday festivities. It has a fluffier texture, somehow. When I got home from work the skin just peeled right off and it mashed easily! Pour into a pre-made pie crust and pop in the oven. Can I use oil instead of butter? 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