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Healthy Sweet-Potato Cheese Casserole Recipe
sweet-potatoes-cutby Tina Ruggiero, M.S., R.D.

A healthy, baked sweet potato casserole recipe with cheese.


  • 3 lbs. ripe sweet potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste 1¼ cups skim milk
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly butter a 10 x 10 x 2-inch baking dish.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes; cut them in half lengthwise; then slice them into thin half-moon shapes.
  3. Evenly spread slices on the bottom of the baking dish. Sprinkle half the butter bits, cheese, salt and pepper. Repeat using the remaining ingredients.
  4. Gently pour milk over potatoes.
  5. Cook uncovered 40 – 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

is president of Nutrition Dialog, where she works as a nutrition consultant, speaker and author, in New York and Florida.

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Last updated and/or approved: October 2010.
Original article appeared in September/October 2008 former print magazine. Bio current as of that issue. This general health-care information is not meant as individual advice. Please see our disclaimer.
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