Cheesy Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe Pic

Ingredients

(makes about 8 cups)

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (not yams)
  • 1 small sweet onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour or cornstarch
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 cups low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Bring a medium pot of water to boil.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes. Place in pot and cook for about 20 minutes or until slightly tender. Remove from heat and drain off hot water.
  3. Cover potatoes in pot with cold water and allow to cool for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Remove potatoes from water and slice into ½-inch thick slices. Coat a casserole dish with fat-free cooking spray and arrange potato slices in rows in dish.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Bring a nonstick pan to medium heat and coat with fat-free cooking spray. Cook onions until translucent. Set aside onions.
  7. Heat butter in pan on medium heat and mix in flour or cornstarch to create a paste. Add milk and bring to a rolling boil.
  8. Reduce heat to low and mix in cheese. Mix in sautéed onions with cheese sauce.
  9. Pour sauce over potatoes in casserole dish. Bake potatoes for about 25 to 30 minutes until cheese starts to bubble and slightly brown.
  10. Remove from heat. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information per 1/2 cup serving:

Calories: 87

Fat: 3.8 grams

Total carbohydrate: 8 grams

Fiber: .8 grams

Sodium: 273 milligrams

Protein: 5 grams