Broccoli Cheddar Sweet Potato Casserole - vegan, gluten free, and super healthy!

Broccoli Cheddar Sweet Potato Casserole

This Broccoli Cheddar Sweet Potato Casserole is the healthy, comforting side dish you've been looking for!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 203kcal
Author Lindsay Moe


  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated cheddar cheese
  • Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large head broccoli cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped raw almonds


  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Lightly coat an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large pot, cover sweet potatoes with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 10-20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are soft when pierced with a fork. Drain the sweet potatoes, then return them to the pot and stir over medium heat until any excess water has evaporated.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and mash the sweet potatoes with 1 tablespoon olive oil, the cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer the sweet potato mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread out into an even layer.
  • In a medium bowl, combine broccoli, almonds, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle the broccoli mixture over the sweet potatoes. Bake for 20 minutes or until the broccoli begins to brown.


Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 590mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 9945IU | Vitamin C: 92mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1.4mg