Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole recipe – 174 calories

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Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole recipe – 174 calories

4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
6 medium carrots, diced
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 large egg
3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons bourbon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
salt and pepper, to taste

1. In a large pot, add the carrots and potatoes, with enough water to cover them.
2. Bring to a boil; lower heat to low, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes (or until the vegetables are tender).
3. Drain the vegetables, then transfer them to a large mixing bowl.
4. Mash the vegetables with a potato masher (don’t use a food processor) until almost a puree.
5. Add in the egg, orange juice, butter, brown sugar, bourbon, nutmeg, and salt & pepper to taste; stir until well blended.
6. Stir in the chopped pecans; scape the mixture into a greased 2 1/2-quart casserole.
7. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for about 30 minutes (or until just slightly browned).

Servings: 10

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 174
Calories from fat: 82
Total fat: 9.2g
Cholesterol: 33mg
Total carbs: 20.1g
Fiber: 3.1g
Protein: 2.4g
WW points: 4

Photo credit: Derf

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  2. I can decide whether this sounds delicious or strange! Carrots, pecans, sweet potatoes … delicious!!! But then mashing it all up with orange juice??? Isn’t it more like a sweet dish than a casserole as such?

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