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Sweet Potato Bake with Maple-Pecan Crumble

With a subtle sweetness from maple syrup, this out-of-the-ordinary casserole is sure to earn raves.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

15 min.

Total Time:

1 hr.


  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 5 Tbs. minced scallions, divided 
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup, plus 1 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbs. melted butter


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Slice potatoes ¼”-thick; arrange 1 layer in greased 2-qt. casserole. Top with 2 Tbs. scallions. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Repeat using all potatoes, 2 Tbs. scallions and thyme. Combine broth and ¼ cup maple syrup; pour over potatoes. Cover; bake 30 min. 
  2. In bowl, mix crumbs, pecans and butter. Stir in remaining scallions and syrup. Uncover; sprinkle with crumble. Bake 15 min. or until browned. 

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