Gluten Free & Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

All is right with the world when you can still eat sweet potato casserole even if you are gluten free or dairy free.  And bonus – this recipe tastes just like the traditional casserole that I remember from my childhood.  This dish is great for any fall potluck or Thanksgiving holiday celebration.  It is also easy to transport with an insulated carrying case for your 9×13 casserole dish.  

Yield: 8

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Sweet Potato Casserole

gluten free, dairy free sweet potato casserole
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened, vanilla almond milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter replacement (I prefer Melt Organic)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten


  • 3/4 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 t salt
  • 3/4 t vanilla
  • 1/3 cup butter replacement (I prefer Melt Organic)
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Peel and slice the sweet potatoes, about 1/2" thick. Toss in olive oil, spread on a sheet pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast until soft, about 20-30 min. Toss halfway through.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and vanilla. Cut in the butter replacement with a pasty cutter or fork until the mixture is sandy with pea size chunks of butter. Stir in nuts, if using and set aside.
  3. When sweet potatoes are done roasting, lower oven temperature to 350 F.
  4. Process sweet potatoes in a food processor until smooth. Add almond milk, maple syrup, butter replacement, vanilla, and spices. Whip to combine. Add the eggs and continue to whip until smooth.
  5. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with oil. Pour the sweet potatoes into the prepared dish and top with the crumb mixture.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden,

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 539Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 563mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 6gSugar: 32gProtein: 7g

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