Maple Walnut Sweet Potato Casserole

Total Time
1 Hr, 5 Mins
Serves
12
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

Topped with crunchy walnuts, this sweet potato casserole is one-of-a-kind with layers of sweet potatoes, yams and fresh pears, drizzled with maple syrup!

Total Time

Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
45 Mins
Total Time
1 Hr, 5 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
277 cal
Total Fat
10 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
5 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
65 mg
Carbohydrates
45 g
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Protein
4 g

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 pounds yams, peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 pears, large, ripe, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup California walnuts, coarsely broken or chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly butter a 13 X 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Place yams and sweet potatoes in a large pot fitted with a steamer basket and steam for 15 minutes or until almost fully cooked. (Or place in a large covered bowl with 1-inch of water and microwave on HIGH).
  3. Place half in the bottom of prepared dish and top with half the pears. Repeat layers.
  4. Stir together brown sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the top. Drizzle with syrup and dot with butter. Top with walnuts and bake for 30 minutes.