Paleo Sweet Potato Casserole
|Prep time||20 minutes|
|Cooking time||40 minutes|
|Total time||1 hour|
This not-quite traditional side dish is a natural accompaniment for roast turkey, pork or chicken, or savory meat alternatives like braised tempeh. It also holds up well on a buffet table and is easy to bring along to a holiday potluck.
Heat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the whole sweet potatoes on a sheet pan and bake until tender, about 30 minutes, then let cool. Strip off the skins and thickly slice the sweet potatoes, placing them in a 9x13 pan, sprinkle the cranberries over the sweet potatoes. In a medium bowl, stir the coconut milk, maple syrup (if using), cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and salt, then pour over the sweet potatoes.
In a medium bowl, stir the almonds, coconut and coconut oil, then sprinkle over the sweet potatoes. Bake for 25 minutes, until bubbling and golden brown. Serve warm.
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